Torque:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\tau}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{r}}{\mathbf{f}}}$

r_{m} = r•sin θ

Find the torque about p due to F. Your answer should correctly express both the magnitude and sign of torque. Express your answer in terms of r_{m} and F or in terms of r, θ, and F.

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