Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 11 - Section 11.2 - Torque and the Vector Cross Product - Got It? - Page 198: 11.2


1) Torque 3 2) Torque 5 3) Torque 1 4) Torque 4

Work Step by Step

In order to figure out the corresponding torque vector, use the right hand rule. Start with your four fingers pointing toward $\vec{r}$. Then, curl these fingers toward $\vec{F}$. Your thumb will then point toward the correct torque vector.
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