Levers

By: Jon and Taylor

What is a lever?

A lever is a rigid bar resting on a pivot, used to help move a heavy or firmly fixed load with one end when pressure is applied to the other.

Examples

2 good examples of a lever would be a crow bar and scissors.

The mechanical advantages of a Lever

Levers are often used to raise or multiply force to lift heavy objects.
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How Levers Work
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