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Q1. | The three moment equation in structural analysis is basically a |

A. | Stiffness method [Wrong Answer] |

B. | Displacement method [Wrong Answer] |

C. | Energy method [Wrong Answer] |

D. | Flexibility method [Correct Answer] |

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