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A person weighs 60 kg. The area under one of the person's foot is 180 cm square. Find the pressure exerted on the ground by the person

Asked by Nitin Joshi 7th October 2013, 5:00 PM
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Answer:
The total area covered by both feet of the person is A = 360 cm2 = 360 10-4 m2.
The force exerted by person is his weight = W = mg = 60 9.8 N
 
Now, pressure exerted is P  = F/A
 
Thus, the pressure exerted by person on the ground is;
 
Answered by Expert 7th October 2013, 5:35 PM
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