$\overline{){\mathbf{Pressure}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{Weight}}{\mathbf{Area}}}$

Suppose that a woman weighing 140 lbs and wearing high-heeled shoes momentarily places all her weight on the heel of one foot.

If the area of the heel is 0.55
in^{2}, calculate the pressure exerted on the underlying surface in pounds per square inch.

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