Problem: What type of stress could form the fault in this figure? A. confining pressureB. horizontal tension C. vertical tensionD. horizontal compressionE. any of these

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Stress is defined as force per unit area within materials that result from externally applied forces, permanent deformation, or heating.

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What type of stress could form the fault in this figure? 

A. confining pressure

B. horizontal tension 

C. vertical tension

D. horizontal compression

E. any of these

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