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# Problem: A 95 N force exerted at the end of a 0.50 m long torque wrench gives rise to a torque of 15 N•m. What is the angle (assumed to be less than 90°) between the wrench handle and the direction of the applied force? A) 22°B) 14° C) 18°D) 25°

###### FREE Expert Solution

Torque equations:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\tau }}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{rFsin\theta }}}$

We just need to plug and chug in the torque equation.

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###### Problem Details

A 95 N force exerted at the end of a 0.50 m long torque wrench gives rise to a torque of 15 N•m. What is the angle (assumed to be less than 90°) between the wrench handle and the direction of the applied force?

A) 22°

B) 14°

C) 18°

D) 25°