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Which Force Produces the Greatest Torque?

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Consider a massless bar of length $2.5\text{ m}$ as shown below. The 'x' marks the rotation axis of the bar.

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Which of the labeled forces produces the greatest torque (magnitude only) acting on the bar?

A

Position A.

B

Position B.

C

Position C.

D

Position D.