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A woman wearing high-heeled shoes stands on a wooden floor. Her total weight is 480N and acts equally on each foot.
What weight acts on one of her feet?

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    240N

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    A woman wearing high-heeled shoes stands on a wooden floor. Her total weight is 480N and acts equally on each foot.


    Sometimes all this weight acts on the soles of her shoes. What is the pressure under her soles?

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    Weight on one foot =480/2=240 N
    Pressure under her soles =Weight/area =
    =240/area of one sole

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