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Minimum 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 minimum torque on the door, about an axis through the hinge?

A

${ F }_{ 1 }$

B

${ F }_{ 2 }$

C

${ F }_{ 3 }$

D

Multiple forces are causing the same minimum torque.