We know that

Pressure = Force/ Area


They put round cloth to increase size of area on which weight falls

More the area, lesser the pressure on their head

So they find it easier to carry heavy weight as there is less pressure

Porter carrying weight - teachoo.jpg

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Chapter 11 Class 8 - Force And Pressure

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