Lesson: Relating Force, Pressure, and Area
In this lesson, we will learn how to use the formula for pressure, p = F/A, to calculate pressures that are produced by forces acting on areas.
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Worksheet: 10 Questions • 4 Videos
A pressure of 20 Pa is applied by an N force to a square area. What is the length of a side of the square?
A pressure of 75 Pa is applied by a 3 000 N force. What area is the force applied to?
A pressure of 400 Pa is applied to an area of 2.5 m2. What force applies this pressure?