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Stability and safety

Look around you and see how many objects could topple over.

Bottles,table lamps ad floor-standing bookcases are just a few objects which can topple over easily. Lots of objects are designed for stability so they can't topple easily.

Look at a tractor on a hillside. It doesn't topple because the line of action acts within its wheelbase.

If the line of action goes outside the wheel base it will then topple.

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