Pressure

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What is Pressure?
Pressure is the force per unit area.
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What does force per unit area ?
This means that the pressure a solid object exerts on another solid surface is its weight in newtons divided by its area in square metres.
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What is the equation for Pressure?
Pressure=Force/Area (p=f/a)
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What is p measured in?
Measured in the unit of pressure in pascals
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What is f measured in?
Measured in the unit of force in newtons,N
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What is a measured in?
Measured in metres squared, m^2
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This means that the pressure a solid object exerts on another solid surface is its weight in newtons divided by its area in square metres.

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