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**pressure=force/area -- cannot arrive at correct answer!?**

## Homework Statement

A person of weight of 900 N is standing on snowshoes. Each snowshoe has area 2500 cm2. Find the pressure on the snow.

A. 0.18 Pa

B. 0.36 Pa

C. 1800 Pa

D. 3600 Pa

Wrong Points Earned: 0/1

Correct Answer: C

Your Response: B

## Homework Equations

P=F/a

## The Attempt at a Solution

P= 900N/25m^2

and i keep getting 36. how do i get to 1800??

i understand there are 2 snow shoes, how is that relevant to finding the area? and why am i 100 off?