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Resulting Torque

  1. Dec 12, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A Force of F= 2.0i + 4.4j N is applied at point x=3.1 m, y=-3.1 m. Find the resulting torque about the origin.


    2. Relevant equations

    Not sure :/ t=rFsin0

    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Dec 12, 2012 #2

    gneill

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    Hi chemnerd727, Welcome to Physics Forums.

    What's the vector version of the torque formula? (hint: involves a cross product).
     
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