Please I need help with this question. I know I have to use the stress = elastic modulus x strain equation, but i do not know how to apply it to this particular problem.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A Bone has a young's modulus of about 18 x 10^9 Pa. Under compression, it can withstand a stress of about 160 x 10^6 Pa before breaking. Assume that a femur (thighbone) is 0.50 m long, and calculate the amount of compression this bone can withstand before breaking.

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# Calculating amount of compression a bone can withstand

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