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Q1. A block weighing 1.0 kg is in the shape of a

cube of length 10 cm. It is kept on a horizontal table. Find the pressure on
the portion of the table where the block is kept.


Pressure = force / area
area of one side of cube =a×a=10×10=100 cm²
note:weight is also a force.
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Mass of block = 1 kg
weight = mg = 1×10 = 10N
area of base = 10×10 = 100cm² = 0.01 m²

pressure = force/area
so the pressure on the portion of the table where the block is kept is

p = 
 \frac{weight}{area} =  \frac{10N}{0.01m^{2} } =1000 N/m² = 1000 Pa
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