Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 13 - Think and Solve: 38


The force of the 5-kg ball on your finger matches its weight, 50 N. Pressure =$\frac {50 N}{1 cm^{2}} = \frac {50 N}{1 cm^{2}} \times \frac{10000 cm^{2}}{1 m^{2}} = 500 kPa$.
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