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Q1. | The moment distribution method in structural analysis can be treated as |

A. | Force method [Wrong Answer] |

B. | Displacement method [Correct Answer] |

C. | Flexibility method [Wrong Answer] |

D. | None of these [Wrong Answer] |

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