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10.16 A set of bookshelves rests on a hard floor surface on
four legs, each having a cross-sectional dimension of
3.0 x 4.1 cm in contact with the floor. The total mass of
the shelves plus the books stacked on them is 262 kg. Cal-
culate the pressure in pascals exerted by the shelf footings
on the surface.
6PFB
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Transcribed Image Text:10.16 A set of bookshelves rests on a hard floor surface on four legs, each having a cross-sectional dimension of 3.0 x 4.1 cm in contact with the floor. The total mass of the shelves plus the books stacked on them is 262 kg. Cal- culate the pressure in pascals exerted by the shelf footings on the surface. 6PFB
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