# An object with a mass of # 8 kg# is traveling in a circular path of a radius of #12 m#. If the object's angular velocity changes from # 15 Hz# to # 6 Hz# in # 5 s#, what torque was applied to the object?

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Mar 10, 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