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Calculate Net Torque

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Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

A rectangular solid object, shown above in the top-view diagram, is free to pivot about an axis through its center (marked with a dot in the diagram). Two forces act on the object as shown, and no other forces act on the object.

What is the magnitude of the net torque acting on the object?

A

3 Nm

B

6 Nm

C

15 Nm

D

21 Nm