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simple machine
The basic machine that makes up other machines.
What are the six types of simple machines?
lever, pulley, wheel and axle, inclined plane, screw and wedge.
lever
a simple machine made up of a bar that turns arond a fixed piont.
fulcrum
The fixed point that doesn't move
effort force
the force you put on when you push or pull a lever
work
done on an object when a force moves the object thourgh a distance.
what is the formula to get work?
FORCExDISTANCE=WORK
pulley
a simple machine made up of a rope or chain and a wheel around which the ropes fits
wheel and axle
a simple machine made up of a large wheel attached to a smaller wheel or axle
inclined plane
a flat surface that is higher at one end than the other
screw
an inclined plane wrapped around a pole
wedge
a simple machine made up of 2 inclined planes put together