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Maximum Torque

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A force $F$ is applied to a beam a distance $X$ from the pivot point $P$. In all four cases below the magnitude of the force and the position do not change.

Which of the following figures most accurately illustrates when a maximum torque is produced?

A

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B

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C

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D

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