Question
When tightening a bolt, you push perpendicularly on a wrench with a force of 165 N at a distance of 0.140 m from the center of the bolt. (a) How much torque are you exerting in newton × meters (relative to the center of the bolt)? (b) Convert this torque to footpounds.
1. $23.1 \textrm{ N}\cdot\textrm{m}$
2. $31.3 \textrm{ ft}\cdot\textrm{lbs}$