This section I dont understand at all... but the problem is What is the torque tau_B due to force F_vec about the point B? (B is the point at Cartesian coordinates (0, b), located a distance b from the origin along the y axis.)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Express the torque about point B in terms of F, theta, phi, pi, and/or other given coordinate data. an image can be found at

http://session.masteringphysics.com/problemAsset/1011042/19/MRB_rk_0.jpg

I put in F*b*sin(pi-(theta)) it noted that I was wrong... I dont understand? and thats just hte beginning of my problems in this section

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# Homework Help: Cartesian coordinates and torque

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