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Homework Help: Hydraulic Lifts

  1. Oct 21, 2008 #1
    1.A man has a hydraulic jack to lift his car. If the smaller piston has a diameter of .75 cm, and the larger piston a diameter of 6.0 cm, how much force will the man have to exert to lift one corner of the car, weighing 700 lb?
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  3. Oct 21, 2008 #2


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    How do you determine the force produced by pressure over an area?
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