1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data In a prismatic bar (same cross sectional area throughout the entire length), the load applied to both ends is 100 N causing the member to be in tension. If the cross sectional area of the member is 5 cm2. What is the normal stress in the in kPa? 2. Relevant equations stress = force / area 3. The attempt at a solution I first tried without looking at the units, and got 20, which is wrong. I next tried converting everything to m2 to get the answer is pascals the convert to kPa. I got 200 for my second answer. What am I doing wrong? This seems like such a simple problem!