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A doorknob is an example of what simple machine?
wheel and axle
If I want to cut a piece of wood, what simple machine would be the best tool for the job?
wedge
A lever moves about a fixed point called a ___.
fulcrum
Which simple machine is the best tool to use for holding things together?
screw
A simple machine is used to raise the flag on a flagpole. It is called a ___.
pulley
A wheel moves on a rod called the ___
axle
You push down on one end of a shovel to raise the other end. A shovel is an example of what simple machine?
lever
A doorstop is a flat surface that is raised so one end is higher than the other. A doorstop is an example of what simple machine?
inclined plane
I made a simple machine out of a wheel with a rope wrapped around it. What simple machine did I make?
pulley
I wrapped this simple machine around a cone to make a screw. What simple machine did I use to make the screw?
inclined plane