Calculate the net torque about point for the two forces applied as in the figure below(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The rod and both forces are in the plane of the page.

torque= ? Nm

http://session.masteringphysics.com/problemAsset/1026433/5/yg.10.42.jpg

i know that F2 = 0 since its pointing through point 0, but for F1 I've so far got 16, 0, -16, -24... which were all wrong. I'm using the torque=F x L... which includes sin theta.

please help me solve this question asap. thank-you

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# Homework Help: Calculating the net torque! help!

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