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The Moment of a Force of 20 N About a Fixed Point 0 is 10 Nm. Calculate the Distance of the Point 0 from the Line of Action of the Force. - Physics

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The moment of a force of 20 N about a fixed point 0 is 10 Nm. Calculate the distance of the point 0 from the line of action of the force.
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Solution

Moment of force = applied force x perpendicular distance from the line of action 

10 = 20 x perpendicular distance from the line of action

or perpendicular distance from the line of action = 0.5m

Concept: Moment (Turning Effect) of a Force Or Torque
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Physics Part 2
Chapter 1 Force, Work, Energy and Power
Exercise | Q 11 | Page 56
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