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Mechanical Advantage

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Question: You are a mechanical engineer. Design a lever to lift a heavy object. How can you use mechanical advantage to make the job easier? Clues: • Think about how to use the lever to increase the force of the lift. • Look up the definition of mechanical advantage and calculate how much easier the job will be. Your task: A. Draw a diagram of the lever, include values for the length of the input and output arm, calculate the machines mechanical advantage.

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