The left side of the heart creates a pressure of 120 mm Hg by exerting a force directly on the blood over an effective area of 15.0 cm2 . What force does it exert to accomplish this?
Step-by-step solution Step 1 of 5 If pressure and that act on the certain area are known; take the product of pressure and area to find the quantity of force exerted on that area. Step 2 of 5 From definition of pressure, …… (1) Here, is pressure, is force applied and is area perpendicular to the force. Step 3 of 5 Substitute .