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A bar used for raising or moving a weight describes what simple machine?
lever
The turning point on a lever is called the __________.
fulcrum
A hammer and seesaw are examples of ________.
levers
A simple machine that contains wheels and a rope is called an ___________.
pulley
A simple machine that contains a flat surface that has one end raised higher than the other is called an _____________.
inclined plane
A specialize inclined plane that is used to hold things together is called a ___________.
screw
A type of incline plane that is used to separate things is called a __________.
wedge
An axe is an example of what simple machine?
wedge
A ramp on a moving van is an example of what simple machine?
inclined plane
A pencil sharpener and a doorknob are examples of what simple machine?
wheel and axle
An inclined plane wrapped around a central pole is called a ________.
screw
Two simple machines put together make a __________.
compound machine
There are _________ different types of simple machines.
six