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A tall building has wide foundations. - Physics

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A tall building has wide foundations.

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Foundation of buildings are kept wide so that the weight of the building may act on a larger area. As a result, it will exert less pressure on the ground. This avoids sinking of building into the earth.

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Selina Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 3 Force and Pressure
Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 26.2 | Page 57
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