Thursday

November 27, 2014

November 27, 2014

Posted by **Adam** on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 5:25pm.

I got an answer of 45 N*m (which is correct) but I am having trouble with the second question:

What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight, but 46.6° below horizontal?

I tried the following but I'm stil confused as to what the answer is.

Knowing the angle, I drew a right triangle and used trig to get the distances, and then I did just what I did for the first part

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 5.29 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

Physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 1.2 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 1.2 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

Physics!! - An athlete at the gym holds a 5.54kg steel ball in his hand. His arm...

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...

physics - An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm ...