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simple machines and work


push or pull


the transfer of energy through motion. also force*distance


the rate of doing work


a device that makes work easier

mechanical advantage

the amount by which a machine multiplies the effort force

effort force

the force applied to a machine

resistance force

the force applied by the machine to move a load


the pivot point of a lever system


a simple machine consisting of an inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder


a simple machine consisting of a wheel and axle with a rope, chain, or material wrapped around it


a simple machine consisting of 2 inclined planes aligned back to back

compound machine

a machine consisting of 2 or more simple machines

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