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
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Calculate the pressure that one tyre exerts on the ground. 
Show your working and give your answer in N/cm2
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Asked by kavitagangar540 | 30th Sep, 2021, 11:40: PM

Expert Answer:

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 | 1st Oct, 2021, 10:58: AM