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what is a moment?
A moment is the turning effect of a force around a fixed point called a pivot. For example, this could be a door opening around a fixed hinge or a spanner turning around a fixed nut.
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How do you work out the moment?
moment = force × distance
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What two things do you need to know to work out the moment?
To work out a moment, we need to know two things: the distance from the pivot that the force is applied and the size of the force applied
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An example of a moment?
A see-saw, A spanner or a crowbar
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What is the unit of a moment?
Newton meters or (Nm)
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