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Wheel & Axle: Definition, Facts & Examples

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A wheel and axle is an example of a _____.

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1. To calculate the mechanical advantage of a wheel and axle, you divide the radius of the wheel by what?

2. How many types of simple machines are there?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will teach you about a wheel and axle. Quiz questions will focus on subjects like identifying what has a wheel and axle and different types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz and worksheet to:

  • Calculate the mechanical advantage of a wheel and axle
  • Understand how many simple machines there are
  • Be able to recognize what would not contain a wheel and axle

Skills Practiced

Use these study tools to help you along:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on wheel and axle
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what contains a wheel and axle in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding simple machines

Additional Learning

Use this lesson called Wheel & Axle: Definition, Facts & Examples to learn more about a wheel and axle. The lesson will cover the following:

  • Define complex machine
  • Identify simple machines
  • Name some examples
  • Understand mechanical advantage
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