# An object with a mass of # 2 kg# is traveling in a circular path of a radius of #2 m#. If the object's angular velocity changes from # 3 Hz# to # 8 Hz# in # 1 s#, what torque was applied to the object?

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Mar 28, 2018

The torque is

#### Explanation:

The torque is the rate of change of angular momentum

where

For the object,

The mass is

The radius of the path is

So the moment of inertia is

,

The angular acceleration is

So,

The torque is