Question
You can chew through very tough objects with your incisors because they exert a large force on the small area of a pointed tooth. What pressure in pascals can you create by exerting a force of $500 \textrm{ N}$ with your tooth on an area of $1.00 \textrm{ mm}^2$?

$5.00 \times 10^8 \textrm{ Pa}$

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