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    A rope 20m in length is attached to a tree to pull it over. How far up the trunk of the tree should the rope be attached to exert the greatest torque?

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    Torque is defined as the product of Force * Length. So if you want to uproot the tree then you have to ...

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    The expert determines how to exert the greatest torque on a tree.