Posted by **Crystal** on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 2:36am.

A marble cylinder that has a diameter of 42cm and stands 1.25m tall rests on a flat tile deck. What is the pressure excerted on the deck by the cylinder?

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**Damon**, Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 2:57am
I do not know density of marble, rho.

Weight = rho g * volume

volume = pi r^2 h

so

Weight = rho g (pi r^2 h)

pressure = weight/area where area = pi r^2

so

pressure = rho g h

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**Brittany**, Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:10pm
Density of marble is 2.7 x 10^3 kg/m^3... Idk if that helps?

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