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Flash Cards on levers, pulleys, and related definitions

A simple machine consisting of an arm and fulcrum Lever
Single Pulley that reduces effort Movable
The 6 simple machines Levers, Pulleys, Wheel & axles, screws, inclined planes, wedges
Lever Classes; define Class 1, Fulcrum in middle, Class 2, Load in middle, Class 3,Effort in middle
Grooved wheel free to rotate around a spindle around which a rope passes in order to move a load Pulley
Benefit gained by using a simple machine Advantage
Amount of force used to move a load or overcome a resistance Effort
More ropes supporting load means Effort divided by that amount
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