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# Problem: How does the lever arm change if you decrease the angle of the force?A. It decreases.B. It increases.C. It stays the same.

###### FREE Expert Solution

We are required to explain the effect of the angle on the length of the lever arm.

Torque:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\tau }}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{r}}{\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{s}}{\mathbf{i}}{\mathbf{n}}{\mathbf{\theta }}}$

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###### Problem Details

How does the lever arm change if you decrease the angle of the force?

A. It decreases.

B. It increases.

C. It stays the same.