### Formula

tau

torque

r

length (or magnitude) of the lever arm

F

force

theta

angle between the force vector and the lever arm vector

tau

torque

r

length (or magnitude) of the lever arm

F

force

theta

angle between the force vector and the lever arm vector

Torque, also called moment or moment of force, is the tendency of a force to rotate an object about an axis, fulcrum, or pivot. Just as a force is a push or a pull, a torque can be thought of as a twist.

r

F

theta

tau

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