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Torque in Physics: Equation, Examples & Problems

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What is torque?

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1. If a stationary object has a 10 Nm clockwise torque applied to it, add a 15 Nm counter-clockwise torque, how will the motion of the object change?

2. If a stationary object has a 5 Nm clockwise torque applied to it, add a 5 Nm counter-clockwise torque, how will the motion of the object change?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Though the concept of torque is relatively easy to comprehend, there is a lot that goes into it to make it quantifiable. This quiz will help you define torque and understand how to solve for it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this interactive quiz you will be assessed on:

  • The definition of torque
  • Practical applications of torque
  • Ability to apply these applications

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding physics
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve torque equation practice problems
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related torque in physics

Additional Learning

If you want to know more about torque, check out the accompanying lesson titled Torque in Physics: Equation, Examples & Problems. The lesson covers the following:

  • How to solve for torque
  • When on might solve for torque
  • Variables in this equation
  • Units of measurement
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