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The same amount of pressure is applied to two flat surfaces with different surface areas. In this scenario which of the following statements is correct?



A

None of the above

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B

Surface area with maximum value will experience maximum force

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C

Surface area with minimum value will experience maximum force

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D

All surface areas will experience same force.

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Solution

The correct option is B

Surface area with maximum value will experience maximum force


Force = pressure × area. So for the same pressure, if we increase the surface area, more force will be experienced by the object.


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