What is the difference between Force and Pressure?

Force: Force is essentially a push, or a pull action, that can lead to certain outcomes. It can deform a body or can change the state of motion of a body.

Mathematically, it is the product of mass and acceleration. Some examples of force are gravitational force, magnet force, etc.
Force = mass x acceleration

Pressure: The pressure is defined as force per unit area. Mathematically, the pressure is nothing but force divided by area. Here the force is in the numerator and the area is in the denominator
Pressure = Force/Area


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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