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# Simple Machines Quiz

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### What is the definition of a simple machine?

A mechanical device that changes the direction or magnitude of a force

### How can simple machines be regarded in the context of more complicated machines?

<p>As the elementary building blocks of which all more complicated machines are composed</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the relationship between the mechanical advantage of a compound machine and the mechanical advantages of its simple machines?

<p>The mechanical advantage of a compound machine is the product of the mechanical advantages of its simple machines</p> Signup and view all the answers

## Study Notes

### Simple Machines

• A simple machine is a device that changes the direction or magnitude of a force, making it easier to lift, move, or manipulate objects.

• The term used for the multiplication of force in a simple machine is mechanical advantage.
• Mechanical advantage is the ratio of the output force to the applied force in a simple machine.

### Compound Machines

• Simple machines can be regarded as building blocks of more complicated machines.
• Compound machines are combinations of simple machines that work together to achieve a specific task.

### Mechanical Advantage of Compound Machines

• The mechanical advantage of a compound machine is the product of the mechanical advantages of its simple machines.
• The overall mechanical advantage of a compound machine is calculated by multiplying the mechanical advantages of each individual simple machine.

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## Description

Test your knowledge of simple machines with this quiz! Explore the six classical simple machines - lever, wheel and axle, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, and screw. See how much you know about these fundamental mechanical devices.

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