# Force In A Mechanical System: Question Preview (ID: 12634)

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If the length of a gear is 0.5 feet and the force is 80 pounds, how would you find torque?
a) 80 / 0.5
b) 80 * 0.5
c) 80 - 0.5
d) 80 + 0.5

A push or a pull is called
a) vector
b) mass
c) force
d) scalar

A measurement of gravitational pull is called
a) mass
b) scalar
c) vector
d) weight

The total amount of matter contained in an object
a) mass
b) scalar
c) vector
d) weight

What is the formula for torque
a) F * L
b) F - L
c) F+L
d) F/ L

What is the effect of rotational force applied on a body at some distance from its axis of rotation?
a) force
b) torque
c) mass
d) weight

How do we measure forces?
a) newtons
b) grams
c) meters
d) feet

What is another word for the strength of a force?
a) direction
b) motivation
c) magnitude
d) unbalanced

If two forces are acting in the same direction how do you find the net force?
a) subtract
c) multiply
d) divide

If two forces are acting in opposite directions how do you find the net force?
a) subtract