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A wheel has two handles connected by a rod on it. There are two forces which act perpendicularly on the wheel at two handles.

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Which of the following formulas is most consistent with the drawing above to calculate the net torque?

A

$\tau = \text{diameter}_{ wheel }\times \cfrac { F }{ 2 }$

B

$\tau =\text{radius}_{ wheel }\times2F$

C

$\tau = \text{diameter}_{ handle} \times \cfrac { F }{ 2} $

D

$\tau =\text{radius}_{ handle }\times2F$

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