Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 12 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 214: 4

Answer

This action prevents a net torque.

Work Step by Step

When you hold a bucket of water in one hand, you will naturally leave static equilibrium and start to lean (rotate) toward the side with the bucket. Through extending your arm in the other direction, you counter the change caused by the bucket.
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