Why does pressure increase with area?

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if you mean
y does pressure increase when the area decreases..
then the answer is pretty simple
when you decrease the area the same pressure will still be pressing on it
for example:
there is a box that is putting a pressure of 14N
and the area is 12cm2
there will be 14 n pressing down on 12 cm2
if you decrease the area to 3cm2 there will still be 14 N pressing down

hope it answers your questions

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