Forces in Equilibrium

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What is the moment of force?
F x d
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What is a vector?
A physical quantity that has direction as well as magnitude
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Which force balances weight?
Support force
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What is the difference between stable and unstable equilibrium?
When displaced and released: stable - returns to original position, unstable - doesn't go back to original position
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What is a couple?
A pair of equal and opposite forces acting on a body, but NOT along the same line
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What is a vector?

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A physical quantity that has direction as well as magnitude

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Which force balances weight?

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What is the difference between stable and unstable equilibrium?

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What is a couple?

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