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Researchers have found that a gecko's foot is covered with hundreds of thousands of small hairs (setae) that allow it to walk up walls and even across ceilings. A single foot pad, which has an area of , can attach to a wall or ceiling with a force of 11 .
How many 250- geckos could be suspended from the ceiling by a single foot pad?

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    Your use of numerials for units makes it impossbile to decipher. 11 what? 250 what? and area of ?

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    11 N.
    250 grams
    1.0 cm2

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    The 1.0cm2 is the area of the single foot pad.

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