Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Why Does It Happen? Fruits can easily be cut with a sharp knife. - Science

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Why does it happen?

Fruits can easily be cut with a sharp knife.

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Solution

Since the sharp-edged knife makes lesser contact with the fruits to be cut, thus the pressure exerted by it on the fruit is very large. Because of this large pressure, fruits are easily cut with a sharp knife.

Concept: Pressure on Solids
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Balbharati General Science 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Force and Pressure
Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 22
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