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14 Cards in this Set

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A slanted surface used to raise an object
an inclined plane
A device that does work with only one movement
simple machine
a bar that is free to pivot about a fixed point
a lever
The rate at which work is done
The amount which a machine multiplies an effort force is called
mechanical advantage
An inclined plane with one or two sloping sides is called a
An incline plane wrapped around a cylinder post is a
When two or more simple machines work together, this is a
compound machine
A joule is equal to....
one newton times one meter
A doorknob is an example of a simple machine known as a
wheel and axle
The pivot point of a lever is called the
The force you apply to a simple machine
effort force
The force you overcome when using a simple machine
resistance force
The ability of a machine to convert work input into work output