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when a fat person tries to touch his toes keeping his legs straight he generally falls, why?

when a fat person tries to touch his toes keeping his legs straight he generally falls, why?


 

Grade:11

2 Answers

SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
10 years ago

Dear student,

He is unable to balance his body. its realted to centre of mass and rotation.

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Ritvik Gautam
85 Points
10 years ago

When a person tries to touch his feets, the force mg is not balaced by the normal reaction due to the displacement of the center of gravity. Due to this, there is a torque given to the body, when he tries to touch his feet. Due to this torque, the body falls.

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