explain why pins and nails have sharp and pointed ends?

Asked by  | 6th Nov, 2008, 09:33: PM

Expert Answer:

Pointed ends occupy a very small area , as a result of which the pressure ( = force / area ) on the walls/ objects due to the applied force is more and pins / nails can easily pierce.

Answered by  | 11th Nov, 2008, 09:42: PM

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