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3)A baseball player holds a 36oz bat (weight = 10N) with one hand at the point O (Figure below). The bat is in equilibrium. The weight of the bat acts along a line 60cm (or 0.6m) to the right of O. Determine the force and torque exerted on the bat by the player.

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  1. Force up on bat = force down on bat (the weight, 10 N)
    moment (torque) = 10 * 0.6 = 6 Newton meters

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    posted by Damon
  2. 60NM

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