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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.
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Final Answer
  1. $23.1 \textrm{ N}\cdot\textrm{m}$
  2. $31.3 \textrm{ ft}\cdot\textrm{lbs}$
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