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Solve: Computing the Torque

A force of 30N is applied perpendicularly to the face of a door at a distance of 1.5 m from the hinge of the door. Find the torque on the door about its hinge:

a. 20 n/m
b. 2nm
c. 45Nm
d. 20Nm

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