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Chapter 1: Vectors, Lines and Planes

Section 1.5: Applications of Vector Products

Example 1.5.13

The force F=2 i3 j+4 k is applied to the head of the position vector r=3 i+2 j5 k.


Find τ, the torque vector, and τ, its magnitude.


What is the angle between F and r?


Find a unit vector in the direction of the axis of rotation.

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