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# Torque on the Rim: Hanging on the Rim After a Dunk

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Sometimes basketball players can be seen hanging on the rim of the basket after completing an especially impressive dunk, as shown above. The far edge of the rim is $0.61\text{ m}$ from the backboard, and the average dunking basketball player has a mass of $105\text{ kg}$.

How much torque is there on the rim when the player hangs on the far outside edge after dunking the ball?

A

$39\text{ N}\cdot\text{m}$

B

$64\text{ N}\cdot\text{m}$

C

$370\text{ N}\cdot\text{m}$

D

$630\text{ N}\cdot\text{m}$

E

$1200\text{ N}\cdot\text{m}$