• Pressure depends on two factors

(i) Force applied

(ii) Area of surface over which force acts

Examples of Pressure

→ The base of high buildings is made wider so that weight of walls act over a large surface are

pressure is less.

→ School bags are having broad strap so that the weight of school bags fall over a larger area so that student feel less pressure on shoulders.

--> liquids and gases are fluids and they exert pressure in all directions.