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Homework Help: One more question

  1. Mar 16, 2004 #1
    Ok, I was giving this question about levers:

    What is the ideal mechanical advantage for each of the three lever systems?
    The three lever systems are the basic ones, and there is no numbers. It is just a question asking for explaination.

    Thanks
     
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  3. Mar 16, 2004 #2

    ShawnD

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    The first type of lever can have either a force or a speed advantage depending on where you put the fulcrum. Type 2 is always a force advantage. Type 3 is always a speed advantage.
     
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