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# What is the formula triangle between pressure, force and area?

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Jerrold Wiza

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Horatio Blackman

Pressure = force/area

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Sana Kayani

pressure = force X area

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Ammara Yasin

Pressure = Force / Area (divided by)

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Yurim Bae

Pressure=Force /Area

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Patrick Kajura

Pressure = Force/Area

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Halimah

Pressure is force per unit area or in other words P = F / A

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Elliott Whipps

Pressure = Force / Area

Pressure is measured in Pascals (Pa), Force is measured in Newtons (N) and Area is measured in metres squared (m^2). To find the pressure exerted on a surface, ensure your units are correct (i.e. make sure force is in Newtons, not nano-newtons for example!) and then divide Force by Area.

Alternatively you can re-arrange the 'triangle' to give you force and area. Remember, what you do to one side of the equals sign you must do to the other!

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Pressure is equal to force divided by area so the pressure triangle would have an F at the top and the bottom row is P then A. Hope this helps good luck!

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Dawn M

Pressure in Pascals (Pa) = Force in Newtons (N) divided by Area in metres squared

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## This triangle demonstrate the relationship between force, pressure and area. So if we would like to work out the pressure ( P) then cover it up and then the new formula will be : F /A.

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Force= pressure x area

so force is on top of the triangle with pressure and area in the lower half

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Max Sandle

Pressure = Force/Area

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Freya Raja

pressure = force/area

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Rajat Karnani

pressure equals force divided area

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Macdonald Shingirai Kagoro

pressure = Force/Area

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