A force F = 2.0 N acts on a particle P in the xz-plane. The force F is parallel to x-axis….

Q: A force F = 2.0 N acts on a particle P in the xz-plane. The force F is parallel to x-axis. The particle P (as shown in the figure) is at a distance 3 m and the line joining P with the origin makes angle 30° with the x-axis. The magnitude of torque on P with respect to origin O (in N-m) is

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(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

Ans: (b)