# Physics

A brick has mass 10kg and dimensions (10*5*20)cm
Find the maximum and minimum pressure it can exert on ground

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 90
1. area of big face = .1*.2 = .02 m^2
so min pressure = 10*9.81/.02 Pascals

and max = 10*9.81/(.1*.05)

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Damon
2. Thank you sir.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Clive
3. You are welcome.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Damon

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

the mass of a brick is 2.5 kg. its dimensions are 10cmx5cmx2cm. find the pressure of the brick exerts on the ground if it is resting on a. 10cmx5cm base and b. 5cmx2cm base

asked by jim on August 20, 2013
2. ### physics

. A 2.0 kg brick has the dimensions 7.5 cm x 15 cm x 30 cm. Find the pressure exerted by the brick on a table when it is resting on its various faces.

asked by jill on November 8, 2014
3. ### Physics

A brick weighs 15.0 N and is resting on the ground. Its dimensions are 0.203 m 0.0890 m 0.0570 m. A number of the bricks are then stacked on top of this one. What is the smallest number of whole bricks (including the one on the

asked by AL on November 25, 2007
4. ### Math HELP

The table below shows the measured dimensions of a prism, and the maximum and minimum possible values based on the greatest possible error. Dimensions l w h Measured 9 5 3 Maximum 9.5 5.5 3.5 Minimum 8.5 4.5 2.5 a. Find the

asked by Stephen on November 19, 2010
5. ### physics

3. A 2.0-kg brick has the dimensions 7.5 cm „e 15 cm „e 30.0 cm. What is the pressure (in SI units) the brick exerts when standing on its largest face?

asked by Anonymous on March 7, 2011
6. ### physics

3. A 2.0-kg brick has the dimensions 7.5 cm „e 15 cm „e 30.0 cm. What is the pressure (in SI units) the brick exerts when standing on its largest face?

asked by Anonymous on March 7, 2011
7. ### math

A brick making company manufactures bricks with the same height and width. the volume of each brick is 108 cubic inches and the base area of each brick is 36 square inches. If the length of a brick is denoted as x and the height

asked by Nat on March 26, 2015
8. ### Caluclus

Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of f on the interval (-1,2]: f(x)=(-x^3+x^2+3x+1)/(x+1) A. Maximum: (1, -2); Minimum: (-1, 2) B. Maximum: (1, -2); Minimum: None C. Maximum: None; Minimum: None D. Maximum: None;

asked by Anonymous on January 11, 2015
9. ### calculus

there are no examples of this type of problem in my book so if you could help walk me through it - that would be extremely helpful. thanks ahead of time. Find the extreme values of the function on the interval and where they

asked by K.T. on December 15, 2014
10. ### Physics

Could someone please help walk me through this problem I'm struggling with? Thanks in advance! A brick with mass m1=2.5 kg can move without friction on a horizontal plane. The brick is attached to a wall by an ideal spring with

asked by Jamie on November 29, 2016

More Similar Questions