work and simple machines

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wedge

an inclined plane that moves

wheel and axle

two circular objects of different sizes that are attached so that they rotate together

screw

an inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder

fulcrum

pivot point of a lever

inclined plane

a flat, sloped surface

work

when a force produces motion in the direction of the force

power

the rate at which work is done

mechanical advantage

the output force divided by the input force

lever

any rigid rod or plank that pivots about a point

pulley

a grooved wheel with a rope or chain that changes the direction of the force

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