(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A one-piece cylinder has a core section protruding from the larger drum and is free to rotate around its central axis. A rope wrapped around the drum of radius 1.14 m exerts a force of 4.41 N to the right on the cylinder. A rope wrapped around the core of radius 0.54 m exerts a force of 8.94 N downward on the cylinder.

What is the magnitude of the net torque acting on the cylinder about the rotation axis?

Answer in units of N ยท m.

2. Relevant equations

Torque(net)=Torque 1-Toque 2

Torque=rFsin(phi)

3. The attempt at a solution

I attempted to find the 2 Torques by multiplying the radius by the given forces. I then subtracted the negative force going clockwise (F1) from the positive force going counter clockwise.

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# Homework Help: Magnitude of Net Torque

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