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A person carries a hammer on his shoulder and holds the other end of its light handle in his hand. Let be the distance between his hand and the point of support. If the person changes , the pressure on his hand will be proportional to:

A

B

C

D

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Correct option is C)

As it is clear from the Free body diagram, for the hammer to be in equilibrium condition following should be followed :

which gives;



Let and
Hence the new equation becomes;

which gives
Let , which gives

As "" being a constant does not effect proportionality we have inversely proportional to .

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