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Torque On a Unicycle

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You are riding a unicycle where the wheel has a diameter of 65 centimeters and the length of the piece connecting the two pedals is 30 centimeters. Your leg and foot push down with 110 Newtons of force at a 60-degree angle as shown by the green line in the drawing.

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Which torque is consistent with this information?

A

$14.3\text{ m∙N}$

B

$31.0\text{ m∙N}$

C

$1650\text{ m∙N}$

D

$7150\text{ m∙N}$