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Q1. | The force method in structural analysis always ensures |

A. | Equilibrium [Wrong Answer] |

B. | Kinematically admissible t'orces [Wrong Answer] |

C. | Equilibrium of forces [Correct Answer] |

D. | None of the above [Wrong Answer] |

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