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Problem: In the figure (Figure 1), what is the net torque about the axle? Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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τ=F·r sinθ

r=D2=4.0cm2×1m100 cm=0.02 m

Let clockwise be positive and counter-clockwise negative.

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In the figure (Figure 1), what is the net torque about the axle? Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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