It is much easier to burst an inflated balloon with a needle than by a finger. Explain.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

A needle has very less cross-section in comparison to that a finger. Pressure is inversely proportional to the area where it has been applied.

So, the pressure exerted by a needle is greater than a finger. Therefore, it is much easier to burst an inflated balloon with a needle than with a finger.

raja
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:29:09

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