# What torque would have to be applied to a rod with a length of #6 m# and a mass of #3 kg# to change its horizontal spin by a frequency #2 Hz# over #5 s#?

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Jan 29, 2017

The torque is

#### Explanation:

The torque is the rate of change of angular momentum

The moment of inertia of a rod is

The rate of change of angular velocity is

So the torque is