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Problem: What is the magnitude of the net torque on the pulley about the axle?

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Torque equations: 

τ=rFsinθ where θ is the angle between r and F.

The tension and the radius are perpendicular. Thus, θ = 90°.

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What is the magnitude of the net torque on the pulley about the axle?

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