What is a Lever?

What a Lever is

A lever is one of the most simplest machines. They are helpful for lifting heavy loads. This machine may be simple but there are still many parts working to make this simple machine useful.

The Parts of a Lever

There are 3 parts of a lever. There is the fulcrum, which steadies out the lever. There is the load, which weighs the lever down. And there is the effort, which pushes against the load.