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Posted by **Mackenzie!!!!!!!!!** on Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 1:59pm.

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**drwls**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 3:01pmWithout a diagram of what you are talking about, it is hard to say. I suspect it is the dot product of the Force vector direction with a "d" vector that is the distance from the force application point to the point about which the torque being measured.

It would be easier to explain with a picture, but I can't draw one here.

In the picture shown here:

http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/scenario/labman1/torque.gif

d sin theta would be the distance l.

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