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# moments watch

1. Basically,

anti clockwise moment = clockwise moment

moment = force x perpendicular distance between the line of action of force and the pivot

e.g.

total clockwise moment = anti clockwise moment

But, if clockwise moment = anti clockwise moment

shouldnt they both be 7.2 or 1.8
2. The forces can be different but the moments must be the same.

So the moment clockwise is 12N * 0.15m = 1.8Nm
And the anticlockwise moment is 7.2N * 0.25m = 1.8Nm

So the moments are both the same.
3. Got it right now. (I think :P)
4. oh crap.. whoops.. it was asking me to work out the force and not the moment *stupid moment*
5. HaHa. We all do it.

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