﻿ A 50 kg girl wearing high heel shoes balances on a single heel. The heel is circular with a diameter 1.0 cm. What is the pressure exerted by the heel on the horizontal floor? from Physics Mechanical Properties of Fluids Class 11 Manipur Board

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A 50 kg girl wearing high heel shoes balances on a single heel. The heel is circular with a diameter 1.0 cm. What is the pressure exerted by the heel on the horizontal floor?

Given,
Weight of the girl = 50 kg = 490 N
Circular diameter of the heel = 1.0 cm = 10-2

Area of the heel is given by,

$\mathrm{A}=\frac{1}{4}{\mathrm{\pi D}}^{2}=\frac{1}{4}\mathrm{\pi }×{10}^{-4}{\mathrm{m}}^{2}$

Threfore, the pressure exerted by the heel on the ground is given by,

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