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Length of Screwdriver

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A screwdriver is being used to pry the lid off a can of paint, in the orientation shown in the above diagram. A vertical force is exerted at the very end of the screwdriver, as shown.

This force causes a 200 Nm torque about an axis through the screwdriver's other end.

What is the length $L$ of the screwdriver?

A

16 cm

B

20 cm

C

25 cm

D

33 cm