WEDGE

a simple machine

WHAT IS IT?


A wedge is a simple machine made up fo two inclined planes put together. These 2 planes meet and form a sharp edge.

–split objects

-lift objects

-hold objects in place

Doorstop

a doorstop is used to hold doors in place. The doorstop is a wedge that goes between the door and the floor.

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Knife

A knife is a wedge with a sharpened edge that can cut objects into pieces

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