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# Pressure and Force

## Pressure is a force spread out over an area. A small force applied over a very small area can exert a large force.

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## Pressure and Force

Students will learn the difference between pressure and force and how to calculate the pressure in a variety of problems

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• Interactive Simulations

## Tire Pressure

Uncover the relationship between pressure, force, and contact area in the context of a truck tire.

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## Hydraulic Press

Explains how pressure is used in hydraulic presses to allow people to lift very heavy objects.

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## Pressure and Force Quiz - PPB

Calculate force, pressure, and the area of basic geometric shapes. Explain the concept of pressure. Know that pressure is equal throughout a liquid.

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• Critical Thinking

## Pressure and Force Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Pressure and Force.

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• Study Guide