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Question: 

A marble column of cross-sectional area $1.4 \textrm{ m}^2$ supports a mass of 25,000 kg.

  1. What is the stress within the column?
  2. What is the strain?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 
  1. $1.8 \times 10^5 \textrm{ N/m}^2$
  2. $3.5 \times 10^{-6}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 9, Problem 41

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Chapter 9, Problem 41 is solved.

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