GCSE Questions: Moments and Centre of Gravity


A spanner gives a turning effect to undo a nut.

(a) Complete the sentence.

The turning effect of a force is called the .

(1 mark)

(b) The diagram below shows a spanner being used.

Calculate the spanner's turning effect in newton metres.

(3 marks)

(c) Give two ways in which you can increase the spanner's turning effect.

(2 marks)

(Total 5 marks)