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AP® Physics C: Mechanics

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Calculating Torque

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A force, F when applied to the end of a wrench of length, l at an angle of $90^0$ generates a torque, $\tau$ .

At what angle would this same force, F produce a torque $\cfrac{\tau}{2}$?

A

$0^0$

B

$30^0$

C

$45^0$

D

$60^0$

E

$\cfrac{1}{2}^0$