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A 73 kg man in a 4.3 kg chair tilts back so that
all his weight is balanced on two legs of the
chair. Assume that each leg makes contact
with the floor over a circular area of radius
1.5 cm.
Find the pressure exerted on the floor by
each leg. The acceleration of gravity is
9.8 m/s
2
.
Answer in units of Pa
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