It is difficult to cut cloth using a pair of scissors with blunt blades. Explain

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It is difficult to cut cloth using a pair of scissors with blunt blades. Explain.
Answer:
Blunt blades have larger area compared to the sharp-edged blades. Thus, the applied force produces a lower pressure in case of blunt blades, which makes it difficult to cut the cloth.