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A cabinet weighing 100 N is placed on a floor. The amount of contact area between the cabinet and the floor is 0.5 m2.

How much pressure does the cabinet exert on the floor?

200 Pa
50 Pa
100.5 Pa
0.005 Pa
I believe It is the third one. Is this correct?

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asked by kylie
  1. Nope. pressure= weight/area

  2. okay, thank you.

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  3. The correct answer is A

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