A block of wood is kept on a horizontal table the mass of the wooden block is 6 kg and its dimensions are 10 into 10 into 10 what is the pressure exerted by the wooden block on the table

Asked by aanchishraddha | 16th Nov, 2021, 09:27: PM

Expert Answer:

It is assumed that dimensions of block are 10 cm × 10 cm × 10 cm
 
Pressure = Force / Area = ( m g ) / A
 
where m is mass of block, g is acceleration due to gravity and A is contact surface area .
 
Pressure = ( 6 × 9.8 ) / ( 0.1 × 0.1 ) = 5880 Pa

Answered by Thiyagarajan K | 16th Nov, 2021, 10:49: PM