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Problem: In which of the following diagrams is the torque about point O equal in magnitude to the torque about point X in the diagram above? (All forces lie in the plane of the paper.) 

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Torque equation:

τ=rFsinθ where θ is the nagle between r and F. 

The torque about point X is:

τ = rFsinθ = (l)(F)sin90 = lF

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In which of the following diagrams is the torque about point O equal in magnitude to the torque about point X in the diagram above? (All forces lie in the plane of the paper.) 

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