# What units is torque measured in?

Apr 22, 2018

N.m
Or
$k g {m}^{2} {\sec}^{-} 2$

#### Explanation:

Torque = Force $\times$ Distance

Force is measured in newton and the distance is measured in meters

so,

Torque will be measured in newton $\cdot$ meter

Newton $= k g m {\sec}^{-} 2$

=$k g m {\sec}^{-} 2 \cdot m = k g {m}^{2} {\sec}^{-} 2$