# Simple Machines: Lever, Inclined Plane & Pulley

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### A simple machine can alter the magnitude and/or direction of a force. What is an example of a simple machine that alters the direction but not the magnitude of a force?

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### 2. An inclined plane can be viewed in 2D as a right angle trangle. The three sides of the inclined plane triangle are a length that travels horizontal to the ground, a height perpendicular to the ground, and a slope at some angle to the ground. Using two of these three sides, what is the equation for the mechanical advantage of an inclined plane?

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## About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz pairing will help you understand more about lever, pulley, and inclined plane machines through a series of multiple-choice questions. Areas of focus on the assessments include classes of levers and equations related to simple machines.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your knowledge of:

• Simple machines' effects on the magnitude and direction of a force
• Positions on levers and their relation to classes of levers
• Equations involving simple machines
• The term for determining how effective a simple machine is

## Skills Practiced

• Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as simple machine, pulley, lever, and inclined plane
• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about various simple machines in a different light
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the use and function of simple machines
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge of simple machines to answer questions about them in several scenarios

## Additional Learning

To find out more about this assessment's subject matter, you can read through the related lesson called Simple Machines: Lever, Inclined Plane & Pulley. You'll learn about the following topics:

• The definition of simple machine as well as different types of simple machines
• First, second, and third class levers
• Types of pulleys including fixed and movable pulleys
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