Posted by **Sandhya** on Monday, March 15, 2010 at 10:47am.

1. If a steel rope and a nylon rope of equal lengths are to stretch by equal amounts when subjected to equal tensions, what must be the ratio of their distances?

2.A simple hand operated hydraulic press can generate a pressure of 6.0 X 10^9 N/m^2 . If the system is used to compress a small volume, what fraction of the original volume does the final volume of steel occupy?

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