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A single force and coplanar couple together acting on a rigid body are equivalent to

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a couple
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a single force equal to the given force and in any direction
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a single force equal and parallel to the given force
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none of these
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Solution

The correct option is D a single force equal and parallel to the given force
A coplanar couple can be resolved as a parallel force at some distance. Thus a force and a coplanar couple will become a single force parallel to the original force.

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