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Chapter
Section
Chapter 3, Problem 14RQ
Textbook Problem

Name three types of simple machines.

Expert Solution
To determine

The simple machine of three types.

Explanation of Solution

A Simple machine is defined as a device that varies or decreases the magnitude or direction of a force. It is the simplest type of mechanical device that works against a single load using a single applied force. Three examples of a simple machine put forwarded by Renaissance scientists are as follows:

1. Lever:

It is a type of simple machine which can rotate with respect to a point on itself. It consists of a beam pivoted at a hinge.

2. Pulley:

Pulley is a wheel, which is mounted on a shaft and is used to transfer power from a shaft to a cable or a belt and vice-versa...

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