A 75-Kg athlete does a single-hand handstand. If the area of the hand in contact with the floor is 125 cm2, what pressure is exerted on the floor?

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- Jul 25th 2006, 04:30 PMCeliaA 75-Kg
A 75-Kg athlete does a single-hand handstand. If the area of the hand in contact with the floor is 125 cm2, what pressure is exerted on the floor?

- Jul 25th 2006, 07:36 PMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**Celia**

then the gravitational force on him is . The area

is .

Therefore the pressure on his hand is .

RonL