A force of 200 N acts tangentially on the rim of a wheel 25 cm in radius. Find the torque |
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a) |
50 Nm |
b) |
150 Nm |
c) |
75 Nm |
d) |
39 Nm |

A force of 200 N acts tangentially on the rim of a wheel 25 cm in radius. Find the torque |
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a) |
50 Nm |
b) |
150 Nm |
c) |
75 Nm |
d) |
39 Nm |

1 Answer

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**(a)**

Clearly, the question refers to the torque about an axis through the centre of wheel. Then, since the radius to the point application of the force is the lever or momentum arm.we have

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