Give two examples of situations in which applied force causes a change in the shape of an object.



Force can change shape of a body.

Let’s see some examples


Example 1

When we use dough for making chapatis, when we press the dough with our hands we apply force on the dough which changes its shape.

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Example 2

When we squeeze the toothpaste tube,its shape changes

This is because we apply force on the tube while squeezing it.


  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 11 Class 8 - Force And Pressure

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