(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A simple pendulum consists of a 3.0kg point mass hanging at the end of a 2.0m long light string that is connected to a pivot point.

A. Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to the force of gravity) around this pivot point when the string makes a 5.0 degree angle with the vertical.

B. Repeat this calculation for an angle of 15.0 degrees.

I do know that the torque equation is torque=forcexlever arm. Also that sinO is included. Also that the units for torque are NxM. I'm having some trouble figuring this out. Please help me. :)

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# Homework Help: About Torque a Equation

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