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Homework Help: Water Jet Pascal

  1. Mar 24, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What is the force on 1cm squared exerted by a water jet?
    Water jet does 6000 pounds of force per square inch


    2. Relevant equations
    F=P/A


    3. The attempt at a solution
    first convert 6000 pounds into kg 6000 pounds= 2 721.5kg
    and 1 square inch is 0.00064516 m2
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 24, 2008 #2
    you want the force in Newtons, not in kg.
     
  4. Mar 24, 2008 #3
    so 2721.5kg=27215 newtons
     
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