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Problem: If the torques on an object add up to zero, A) the object is at rest. B) the object cannot be rotating, but might have a translational motion. C) the object could have a translational acceleration but it could not be rotating. D) the forces on the object also add up to zero. E) the object could be rotating and have a translational acceleration.

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If the torques on an object add up to zero,

A) the object is at rest.

B) the object cannot be rotating, but might have a translational motion.

C) the object could have a translational acceleration but it could not be rotating.

D) the forces on the object also add up to zero.

E) the object could be rotating and have a translational acceleration.

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