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Problem: The 4.0 kg, uniform, horizontal rod in(Figure 1) is seen from the side.What is the gravitational torque about the point shown?

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Torque:

τ=rF

The weight is acting at 50 cm. The rod will be made to experience a clockwise torque.

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The 4.0 kg, uniform, horizontal rod in(Figure 1) is seen from the side.

What is the gravitational torque about the point shown?

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