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Pressure is often measured in "pounds per square inch" - the ratio

`( force )/( area )`

. For example, 8 pounds of force over 4 square inches would be

`(8 pounds )/(4in^(2))=2`

pounds per square inch. Suppose 1800 pounds of force applied over an area of 2.5 square feet. How many pounds per square inch of force are being applied?

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pounds per square inch.