the small cylinder of a hydraulic press has an area of 2"(squared). If a force of Questions › Category: science › the small cylinder of a hydraulic press has an area of 2"(squared). If a force of 0 Vote Up Vote Down Glen Morales asked 12 months ago the small cylinder of a hydraulic press has an area of 2"(squared). If a force of 10# is applied to the small piston, how much is the pressure within the larger cylinder increased, according to pascal's principle. 1 Answers 0 Vote Up Vote Down Glen Morales answered 12 months ago is that, "force of 10 lbf"? if it is, pressure is force per unit area, or: P = F/A P = 10 lbf/2 in^2 P = 5 psi (pounds per square inch) so there,, ðŸ™‚ Please login or Register to submit your answer Username or Email Address Password Remember Me