# Which do you suppose exerts more pressure on the gound- an elephant or a woman standing on spike heels?

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Lets do a quick calculation.

A typical woman would way in at about 70 kg. If she is wearing spike heels, standing on her heels, her total surface area conveying her weight to the floor would be the sum of the area of the heels. Let's say her spike heels each have a surface area of 0,16 cm2
This would be possible is say they were 0,4 cm x 0,4 cm.

That would mean she has a total pressure of 70 kg on 0,16 cm2. This is the same as 437,5 kg pr. cm2.

Now for the elephant!

A male African elephant can weigh as much as 4.500 - 6.000 kg. For the sake of this calculation lets say the elephant weighs 5.000 kg.

An elephants foot can be as large as 40-50 cm in length and width. The circumference can be as large as 1,3 m.
From math we know that A = π x r2
We know π, but we need to know the radius, r.
This we could take from the width / length measurements, but we want to find it for a circle that has a circumference of 1.3 m.

Since O = π x d => O / π = d => d = 41,4 cm. This equals a radius of 20,7.
No we can calculate the surface area of 1 elephant foot to be π x 20,72 = 1345, 45 cm2.
Since an elephant has 4 feet, the total surface area will be 5381,8 cm2

This gives the elephant a weight to surface-area of 5000 kg on 5381,8 square centimeters of surface, which equals 0,92 kg /cm2.
Compare this to the womans which was 437,5 kg / cm2. (Though you should keep in mind, that the womans total surface area was only 0.16 cm2).

The answer is: The woman has by far the most pressure on the ground compared to an elephant. Actually she has 470 times as much pressure. This is why you want women to take of their high heels at your party, if you have wooden floors.
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# Why is there more pressure under a woman's stiletto high heel shoe than an elephants foot?

Pressure is exactly equal to force divided by surface area. If that fact is true it is because the whole elephants weight (force) is spread out over four feet of relatively large surface area. A womans weight is only on her two (smaller) feet. If she leans on the back of her high heels all the weight (force) shifts to the tiny points of the stillettos. To find out how much more pressure is on the stillettos, just take the weight divided by the approximate surface area of the high heel. But since elephants weigh up to 13000 pounds, about 100 times what a woman weighs the heels would need to be (since only two heels to an elephants 4 feet) about 50 times smaller than an elephants foot to get equal pressure so it seems possible.

# If one women is wearing shoes with spiked heels and the other is wearing boots which one exerts more pressure?

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# Why do woman stand on the heels of highheels?

How else would you stand on them?

# Does cold air exert more pressure?

It depends on the situation. In a contained vessel (eg a tyre), then hot air would exert a higher pressure. In general outside the pressure is (fairly) constant, and it is the density which changes with temperature. Imagine if this weren't true; you could have two pockets of air next to each other at different temperatures, and thus also at different pressures. In reality this leads to the pressure region expanding (and so decreasing in pressure), squashing the lower pressure region (increasing its pressure). This would continue until the pressures were the same in both regions.

# Does warm air exert more pressure?

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# What creates more pressure--the Empire State Building or a woman standing in high heels?

This is not answerable without more information. You would need to know the weight of the woman and the surface area of her heels, plus the total weight of the Empire State Building and its base area. It is conceivable that a woman in stilleto heels could exert more pressure per square inch than the building, but it takes real numbers and conditions to determine that. A 1/4" wide stilleto heel will exert 16 times as much pressure as a 1" heel, so the dimensions are important.

# Explain how a woman weighing 500 N and wearing high-heeled shoes can exert a pressure on the floor equal to about three times the pressure exerted by a 45000-N elephant?

If she is wearing stilleto heels and all of her weight is concentrated on the small area of the heel, then the pressure per square inch can be very great. The elephant's weight is distributed over 4 feet and a much larger area (Elephants have huge feet).

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# Who exerts more pressure on the ground an elephant or a woman in spike heels?

[At the moment when only the heel rests on the ground.] Ask teams to tackle this challenge. (Stiletto heels have an area of about 1/16 of a square inch. Elephants, unlike humans, walk with two feet on the ground at a time. Each foot is about 40 square inches. Thus, the woman "wins" by far more than 1,500 psi versus 75 psi.)""Humans will only have one foot on the ground while walking. Estimate that the area of the heel on a man's shoe is 10 in 2 . When he walks, a 200 lb. man exerts 20 psi because the weight is supported momentarily by the heel. A 100 lb. woman exerts many more psi when she wears heels. Depending on the area of the heel, she can exert as much as 1600 psi under a 'stiletto heel' Â¼ inch on a side. This explains why people with wood floors don't want women walking on them in high heels.""65kg on a surface of 2 cm 2 (e.g., high heel shoes) will result in a pressure of 3 250 000 Pa (beneath the high heels, if the person is standing on the surface of planet Earth). A four ton elephant, on the other hand, standing on one foot will cause a pressure of only 250 000 Pa under that foot. As an exercise try to calculate the area of the aforementioned foot. The solution can be found in this footnote1." http://hypertextbook.com/facts/2003/JackGreen.shtml

# What exerts more pressure water or air?

Water is more dense and it's particles are more massive/heavier; water

# Who exerts more pressure on the ground a 50 kg woman standing in high heels or a 50 kg woman standing in work boots?

I would think that the woman in high heels would exert more pressure per square inch. All that 50 kg of weight is concentrated onto the small heels of the high heels, whereas with the boots it's spread out around the area of the boots, which significantly lowers the pressure. Put another way, if you go out and try to walk on extremely crunchy snow with the boots, they act like a pair of liferafts on water, in a sense, or at least for a second or two. With the heels, they sink right through the snow.

# How can a woman wearing high heels exert a greater pressure on the floor than another woman of equal mass wearing work boots?

They both exert the same amount of force theoretically, it's just that the force exerted on the floor by the high-heel spike is more concentrated. High heel - less surface area, more concentrated force. Work boot - more surface area, less concentrated force.

# Who exerts more pressure on the ground a 500N woman standing in 0.005m high heels or a 500N woman standing in 0.05m work boots?

a women who wears a 500n while standing in 0.5m work boots.

# Will you exert more pressure when you stand on your toes or when you stand flat footed?

Total pressure is the same in either case, but on your toes, you exert more pounds per square inch, on fewer square inches.

# Who exerts more pressure on the ground a 50kg woman standing in high heels or a 50kg woman standing in work boots?

heels bc everything is going into this one little heel but yourboots support everything

# What pressure is exerted on the floor by a 67 kg woman standing on one foot her foot is 20 cm long and 13 cm wide?

Pressure = Force / unit area Force = mass*g c Force = 67 kg * 9.80 m/s 2 = 656.6 kg-m/s 2 = 656.6 N Area = L * W = 0.2 m * 0.13 m = 0.026 m 2 Pressure = Force / Area = 656.6 N / 0.026 m 2 Pressure = 25253.8 N/m 2 (Pa) or 25.25 kPa

# Do women exert more pressure in heels or flats on the ground?

I'm pretty sure in heels because a lot of the woman's body weight is on the heel. When wearing flats the body weight is more distributed causing less pressure to be exerted.

# Who exerts more pressure on the ground a women standing in running shoes a women standing in skis or a women standing in high heel shoes?

assuming they all weigh the same, they would be equal. if not, the heavier one would be exerting more pressure on the ground. if you are looking for an answer relating to pressure exerted in a specific spot, calculate it by surface area.

# Why does a woman wearing spiked high heel shoes can damage a floor more easily than when she is wearing flat shoes?

The pressure (weight per area) exerted on the floor is higher when wearing high heels because the surface area of the bottom of a pair of high heels is much lower than for flat shoes. And higher pressure can do more damage.

# What would exert the most pressure on the ground a woman on skiis or a woman in high heels?

They both exert the same pressure upon the ground. However, high-heels would concentrate the pressure upon a much smaller area.

# Who exerts more pressure a 50kg woman standing in high heels or 50kg woman standing in work boots?

Definitely high heels, which is why she should take them off before walking on any wood floors or other flooring that can be dented or damaged by them.

# Which one exerting more pressure the 40 kg animal that has 4 feet or 40 kg woman wearing a high heel shoes?

The both exert the same overall pressure on the ground, However,the pressure per unit area is higher for the Womanbecause the area of contact with the ground is less than the areaof contact with the animal.

# Does someone wearing high heels exert more pressure then someone wearing Wellington boots?

The high heels will exert more pressure per unit area (per squareinch, per square centimeter, etc.), because they distribute theweight over a smaller area of contact.

# Does a woman exert higher pressure on the ground when she is wearing high heels or flat sole shoes?

Sharp pointed high heels place her weight on a much smaller areathan do flats, producing higher pressure on those spots on theground. Never try walking on loose materials (e.g. sand, snow, mud) in highheels as they will sink into them!