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Q1. | The number of independent equations to be satisfied for static equilibrium in a space structure is |

A. | 2 [Wrong Answer] |

B. | 3 [Wrong Answer] |

C. | 4 [Wrong Answer] |

D. | 6 [Correct Answer] |

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