Question

Asked Jun 18, 2019

Torque can be calculated by multiplying the force (

N

) applied at

90

∘

to the lever arm at a distance (

m

) from the pivot point (point of rotation), the compound SI unit for the torque is

N⋅m

. If the force (at

90

∘

to the lever arm) applied is

15 N

and it is applied at

2.0 m

from the pivot point (point of rotation), what is the torque on the lever?

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Step 1

Torque is computed by taking the cross product of force and distance from the of point of force and point of rotation.

Step 2

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