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Calculate the pressure exerted on the ground by a79kg person standing on one foot. Assume that the bottom of the person's foot is 13cm wide and 28cm long.

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    Assume the footprint is a rectangle and divide the weight (Mg) by the area of that rectangle.

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    2.13

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    First convert the lengths from cm to m.
    After that, you multiply them to find the area, and divide the weight by the area.
    A=(0.13)(0.28)=0.0364
    P=(75)/(0.0364)=2100 rounded
    in scientific notation that equals
    2.1*10^3 Pa

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