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A femur is a bone in the leg whose minimum cross sectional area is about 4.0 x 10^-4 m^2. A compressional force in excess of 6.8 x 10^4 N will fracture this bone. A.) Find the maximum stress that this bone can withstand and B.) What is the strain that exists under a maximum stress condition?

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    A femur is a bone in the leg whose minimum cross sectional area is about 4.0 x 10^-4 m^2. A compressional force in excess of 6.8 x 10^4 N will fracture this bone. A.) Find the maximum stress that this bone can withstand and B.) What is the strain that exists under a maximum stress condition?

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