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An artist has designed a sculpture made from granite. The sculpture is essentially a small rectangular block whose weight is 102 kg. This centerpiece will be balanced on two granite pedestals, one at each end of the centerpiece. The pedestals are different sizes, such that one pedestal has a total area of contact with the centerpiece of 25 square centimeters and the other has an area of contact of 13 square centimeters. The first pedestal (area = 25 square centimeters) sustains an average pressure of 2kg/square centimeter. (Here "kg" means the force exerted by a mass of 1 kg.) What is the average pressure exerted on the other pedestal. Show Your Work!

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# Homework Help: What is the average pressure exerted on the other pedestal.

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