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Name That Torque

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A force of $500\text{ Newtons}$ is applied at a point that is $7\text{ meters}$ from the left side of a uniform beam. A fulcrum is located at the $5\text{ meter}$ point as shown below.

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Which of the following values for the torque produced is most consistent with the drawing?

A

$-5000\ \mathrm{ m \cdot N}$

B

$-3500\ \mathrm{ m \cdot N}$

C

$-1500\ \mathrm{ m \cdot N}$

D

$-1000\ \mathrm{ m \cdot N}$