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Homework Help: Question about torque

  1. Nov 7, 2007 #1
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    What forces produce a torque on a merry-go-round?
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  3. Nov 7, 2007 #2

    Chi Meson

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    This question is vague to the point of absurdity. Any force could produce a torque on anything provided it is applied in any direction that is NOT toward nor away from the center of rotation.
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