# The rate of rotation of a solid disk with a radius of #1 m# and mass of #5 kg# constantly changes from #16 Hz# to #22 Hz#. If the change in rotational frequency occurs over #12 s#, what torque was applied to the disk?

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Jun 2, 2017

The torque is

#### Explanation:

The torque is the rate of change of angular momentum

where

For a solid disc,

The rate of change of angular velocity is

So the torque is