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A hydraulic jack has an input piston of area 0.0155 m2. ?

A hydraulic jack has an input piston of area 0.0155 m2. If you want the output force to be 15.8 times greater than the input force, what should the area of the output piston be?

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  • Ash
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    Fi/Ai = Fo/Ao

    Ao = Ai (Fo/Fi)We want Fo/Fi = 15.8

    Ao = (0.0155 m²)(15.8)

    Ao = 0.245 m²

  • 1 month ago

    The output piston A=.0155*15.8=.245 m^2

    that is 27.93 cm radius.

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