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    Jul 4, 2012, 10:33 AM
    Determine the perpendicular distance required to lift a crate by applying a 25 Nw force which generates a torque to 100 Nw* ft.
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    Jul 5, 2012, 11:27 AM
    Torque is calculated by multiplying the force apples times the length of the moment arm: . Here you have the force is 25N and the torque is 100N-Ft, so solve for R.

    By the way, it's a bit unusual to mix SI units (newtons) with imperial units (feet) - are you sure these units a correct?

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