1
You visited us 1 times! Enjoying our articles? Unlock Full Access!
Question

# Which of the following options is incorrect regarding moment of force?

A
Conventionally, clockwise moments of force are taken as positive.
Right on! Give the BNAT exam to get a 100% scholarship for BYJUS courses
B
Conventionally, clockwise moments of force are taken as negative.
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
C
It is a vector quantity
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
D
The S.I unit of moment of force is N m
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
Open in App
Solution

## The correct option is A Conventionally, clockwise moments of force are taken as positive.Conventionally, clockwise moments are taken as negative moments and anticlockwise moments are taken as positive moments. Moment of force is a vector quantity. It has both magnitude and direction. Since moment of force = (Force perpendicular distance), S.I. unit of moment of force = N m.

Suggest Corrections
1
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
Related Videos
Rotation
PHYSICS
Watch in App
Explore more
Join BYJU'S Learning Program