Magnitude of the Torque generated at Pivot Point.

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Homework Statement



A force of 10 N is applied to the end of a 0.63 m long torque wrench at an angle 45 degrees from a line joining the pivot point to the handle. What is the magnitude of the torque generated about the pivot point?

Homework Equations



rFsin=




3. The Attempt at a Solution [
Not quite sure how to get started?

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Homework Statement



A force of 10 N is applied to the end of a 0.63 m long torque wrench at an angle 45 degrees from a line joining the pivot point to the handle. What is the magnitude of the torque generated about the pivot point?

Homework Equations



rFsin=




3. The Attempt at a Solution [
Not quite sure how to get started?

/b]
rFsintheta=Torque; what is r, what is theta, and what is F??
 
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Force is 10 N, Theta must be 45 degrees, and the radius must be 0.63 m I think?
 
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Thank you, that link helped.
 

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