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Maximum Torque on a Door

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

The given diagram shows a top view of a door with multiple forces attempting to cause the door to rotate about the hinge on the left end of the door.

Assuming all of the forces are equal, which force is causing the maximum torque on the door, about an axis through the hinge?

A

${ F }_{ 1 }$

B

${ F }_{ 2 }$

C

${ F }_{ 3 }$

D

All forces cause the same amount of torque.