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at 10:53. I don't understand why D is the correct answer. What exactly is causing the turning effect? Pls could someone explain this Thank you in advance!
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at 10:53. I don't understand why D is the correct answer. What exactly is causing the turning effect? Pls could someone explain this Thank you in advance!
When a plate slides off a table it can't just drop down flat, when the centre of mass goes over the edge of the table the unsupported part of the plate starts to pivot down

Should be fairly easy to verify using household objects like a drinks coaster on a table.
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When a plate slides off a table it can't just drop down flat, when the centre of mass goes over the edge of the table the unsupported part of the plate starts to pivot down

Should be fairly easy to verify using household objects like a drinks coaster on a table.
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