# When calculating a car's acceleration, is it ok to substitute Torque?

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Homework Statement:
" When calculating a car's acceleration, is it ok to substitute Torque into a= F/m "
Relevant Equations:
a= F/m

T= Fr
1. When calculating a car's acceleration, is it ok to substitute Torque into a= F/m

a= F/m
T= Fr

F= T/r

where

a= acceleration,
F= force,
m= mass,
T= Torque,

a= T/rm ?

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What type of torque are you referring to?

etotheipi
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What type of torque are you referring to?
I think there is only one type of torque ; do you mean, where is this torque being measured?