Q. 494.7( 23 Votes )

Calculate the pressure when a force of 200 N is exerted on an area of:
(a) 10m2 (b) 5m2

Answer :

Given: Force applied is given as: 200N 
Now, we know that the Pressure is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area. 

or Pressure = Force/ Area

(a) Area = 10m2

 P= 200N/10m2

or P= 20 Nmor 20 Pascal

(b) Area = 10m2

 P= 200N/5m2

or P= 40 Nmor 40 Pascal

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