# Torque or Moment -M1 help pleaseWatch

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Can someone help me with the 2nd part of the question ? I got that the distance between the pivot and the F is 5*3^-2 but the answer in the book uses a different distance so I'm confused
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#2
For the distance I get 1.5/sqrt(3) cm?
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#3
(Original post by mqb2766)
For the distance I get 1.5/sqrt(3) cm?
Ok I got the same thing (5sqrt3 mm) but here's what the answer I found online does:

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(Original post by JanaALEVEL)
Ok I got the same thing (5sqrt3 mm) but here's what the answer I found online does:

The torques must balance so 95 = 6rf, where r has been found.
Last edited by mqb2766; 1 month ago
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(Original post by mqb2766)
The torques must balance so 95 = 6rf, where r has been found.
IMO the word “balance” is inappropriate or misleading in here. If torques are really balanced, I don’t think the bolt can even rotate, the system would be in rotational equilibrium.
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