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Question Guide – Turning Effect of Forces

Question:
The figure shows a light rod with two weights hanging from it. The rod is pivoted at its centre and the system is not in equilibrium. What is the moment required to bring the system into equilibrium?

Guide:
What is the Physics concept that relates equilibrium?
Principle of moments
Anti-clockwise moment (Force x distance from pivot) = Clockwise moment (Force x distance from pivot)

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