Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 8 - Rotational Motion - Problems: 25


$\tau = 1.2~m\cdot N$ (clockwise)

Work Step by Step

We calculate the net torque through the formula: $\tau = (\sum r\cdot F) - \tau_f$ $\tau = (0.24~m)(18~N) + (0.12~m)(35~N) - (0.24~m)(28~N) - 0.60~m\cdot N$ $\tau = 1.2~m\cdot N$ (clockwise)
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