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What is the CGS unit of moment of force?

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dyne-cm
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N-cm
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dyne-m
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N-m
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Solution

The correct option is A dyne-cm
The CGS unit of force is dyne, and the CGS unit of distance is cm. Moment of force is the product of force and perpendicular distance between the force and the axis. So, the unit of moment of force in the CGS system is dyne-cm.

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