Four point particles, each with mass M/4 are connected by massless rods so that they form a square whose sides have length L. What is the moment of inertia I of this object if it is spun around an axis through the center of the square and perpendicular to the square ?

  1. (1/16)ML2
  2. (1/8)ML2
  3. (1/4)ML2
  4. (1/2)ML2
  5. ML2