Why Does a Sharp Knife Cut Better Than a Dull One?

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The reason a sharp knife cuts better than a dull one has to do with the pressure. In a dull knife the pressure is smaller while the area is larger. Using a sharp knife the pressure is greater over a smaller area.
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