# 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 # 2 Hz# to # 16 Hz# in # 1 s#, what torque was applied to the object?

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Feb 13, 2017

The torque was

#### Explanation:

The torque is the rate of change of angular momentum

The moment of inertia of the object is

The rate of change of angular velocity is

So the torque is