# Bikes, angular accelerations, and force angle!

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Two 1 kg wheels with fixed hubs starts from rest and equal magnitude 1 N forces are applied to each. The hub and spokes are virtually massless. In order to impart identical angular accelerations, at which angle (theta) must F1 be applied with respect to horizontal?

This is from the lecture slides. I'm not really sure how to solve this one. Could someone give me a detailed explanation?

asked Oct 28, 2013

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See answers to these related questions.

http://tutor.leiacademy.org/qa/index.php/91/901-slide-show-slide-13-15

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answered Oct 28, 2013 by (21,750 points)