Posted by **john** on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:04pm.

the magnitude of the tongue produced by a 3.0n force applied to a door at a perpendicular distance of 0.25 m from the hinge

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**drwls**, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:09pm
You seem to be confusing tongues with torques.

Review the definition of tor

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**drwls**, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:11pm
Torque is force times distance from an axis of rotation (the hinge in this case)

Multiply the two numbers you have been given

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**anon**, Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:45pm
T=(f)(d)

torque=force x distance

T=40NM

D=30cm=0.3m

F=?

T=(f)(d)...F=T/D

F=40NM/0.3m

=133.3N

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