University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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11.47: Let R r r r - = i i ,where R is the vector from the point O to the point P . The torque for each force with respect to point P is then i i i F r × = τ , and so the net torque is ( 29 i i i τ F R r × - = × - × = × - × = . i i i i i F R F r F R F
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Unformatted text preview: r i In the last expression, the first term is the sum of the torques about point O , and the second term is given to be zero, so the net torques are the same....
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