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# CBSE Class 8 Answered

A car has a weight of 8000N. The car is supported by 4 tyres.  The weight on each tyre is equal. The area of one tyre in contact with the ground is 150 cm2 . Calculate the pressure that one tyre exerts on the ground.  Show your working and give your answer in N/cm2 .
Asked by kavitagangar540 | 30 Sep, 2021, 11:40: PM
Weight of car = 8000 N
Weight on each tyre of car = 8000/4 = 2000 N

Area of one tyre = 150 cm2

Pressure exerted by one tyre on ground = Force/ Area = 2000/150 N/cm2 = 13.33 N/cm2
Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 01 Oct, 2021, 10:58: AM

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