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A thrust of 20 N is acting on an area of 2 m2. How much pressure is acting on the surface?

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5 Nm2
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10 Nm2
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20 Nm2
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40 Nm2
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Solution

The correct option is B 10 Nm2
Pressure can be defined as the thrust acting per unit area.
Given, thrust =20 N and area =2 m2
Hence, Pressure = ThrustArea =202
=10 Nm2

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