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Science exam presure


Pressure the amount of force acting per given area
calculation for pressure P=F/A (F over A)
The same force spread over a larger area means _______ pressure less
more force spread over the same area means ______ pressure more
________ can be compressed and expanded quite easily Gasses
liquids and solids are _______________ incompressible
incompressible connot be compressed by normal means
Force is measured in ________ newtons (N)
area is measured in: m2 (meters squared - 2 must be small)
pressure is measured in: pascals (Pa)
1Pa = 1N/m2
Kilopascals kPa
1kPa = _______Pa 1000Pa
Proper format for doing physics calculation: step 1: Write down all information and the unknown using the correct symbols and units
Proper format for doing physics calculation: step 2: Write the formula you will use
Proper format for doing physics calculation: step 3: Put the data into the formula including the units
Proper format for doing physics calculation: step 4: solve and express the answer with the correct units
Created by: jlarose
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