Types of simple machines


TYPES OF SIMPLE MACHINES


•      A tool that makes our work easier by helping us overcome a larger force (load) by applying lesser force (effort) is called a machine.

•      Machines may be simple or complex.

•      A simple machine uses a single applied force (effort) to overcome a single force (load).

Figure 42: Types of simple machines

•      A complex machine consists of two or more simple machines working together.

Figure 43: Complex machines

•      The six types of simple machines are: