Im trying to get prepared for EPRI A

A 200 pound Instrument Technician standing on stilts, each measuring 3" x 3" x 6’, is exerting a pressure of ? pounds per square inch (psi) on the ground.

How do I solve this problem?

The answer I would give is why does this matter to configuring, calibrating, or installing a process measurement device. LOL

This is what google says.
Find the area of that surface. Make sure that both values are in the correct units, i.e., newtons/meters squared or pounds/inches squared. Divide the force by the area . Your pressure will be expressed in pascals ΒΆ or pounds per square inch (psi).

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