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Chapter 11, Problem 1E
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What is pressure?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The term pressure is to be defined.

Concept Introduction:

A push or pull on object which ultimately leads to the change in its velocity or momentum is called force.

Area denotes the extent of a two-dimensional shape.

Explanation of Solution

Pressure is the force per unit area, which can be defined as a newton force distributed over 1-mete...

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