# Problem: 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 in2, calculate the pressure exerted on the underlying surface in kilopascals.

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$\overline{)\mathbf{P}\mathbf{=}\frac{\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{A}}}$

$\overline{)\mathbf{F}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{m}\mathbf{·}\mathbf{a}}$

1 kg = 2.2 lbs

m = 63.6363 kg

1 in = 2.54 cm
1 cm = 10-2 m

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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 in2, calculate the pressure exerted on the underlying surface in kilopascals.

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