An object with a mass of #8 kg# is hanging from an axle with a radius of #7 m#. If the wheel attached to the axle has a radius of #63 m#, how much force must be applied to the wheel to keep the object from falling?

1 Answer
May 7, 2017

Answer:

The force is #=8.71N#

Explanation:

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The load L=(8g)N#

Radius of axle #r=7m#

Radius of wheel #R=63m#

Taking moments about the center of the axle

#F*R=L*r#

#F*63=8*g*7#

#F=(8*g*7)/63=8.71N#