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Pressure on Block

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The above diagram shows a $600\text{ kg}$ block sitting on the ground.

If the block has the dimensions shown above, which one of the following is closest to the pressure the block is exerting on the ground?

A

$1{,}000\text{ Pa}$

B

$3{,}600\text{ Pa}$

C

$10{,}000\text{ Pa}$

D

$20{,}000\text{ Pa}$