# How is angular momentum related to torque?

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Apr 28, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Torque is the rotational equivalent of force and Angular Momentum is the rotational equivalent of Translational Momentum.

Newton's second law relates Translational Momentum to Force,

This can be extended to rotational motion as follows,

So Torque is the rate of change of Angular Momentum.