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# six simple machines

### six simple machines and their ideal mechanical advantages

What is the equation for the ideal mechanical advantage of an incline plane? Ideal m.a.= length of incline / height of incline
What is the equation for the ideal mechanical advantage of a wedge? Ideal m.a.= length of wedge / width of wedge
What is the equation for the ideal mechanical advantage of a screw? Ideal m.a.= length around the threads / length of screw
What is the equation for the ideal mechanical advantage of a lever? Ideal m.a.= distance from the fulcrum to input force / distance from fulcrum to output force
What is the equation for the mechanical advantage of a wheel and axle? m.a.= radius of wheel / radius of axle
What is the equation for the ideal mechanical advantage of a pulley? ideal m.a.= the number of sections of rope that support the object.
what is kinetic energy? Energy an object has due to its motion.
What is the formula for kinetic energy? kinetic energy= 1/2 * mass * velocity^2
what is potential energy? stored energy that results from the position or shape of an object.
what is gravitational potential energy? potential energy that depends on the height of an object.
what is the formula for gravitation potential energy? g.p.e.= weight * height
what is elastic potential energy? the energy of stretched or compressed objects.
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