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Mini-Quiz: Distance Mechanical Advantage

by Ron Kurtus (18 June 2016)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What happens to the distance mechanical advantage when the distances are in opposite directions?

The mechanical advantage becomes negative

Distances are always in the same direction

Direction is not a factor in distance mechanical advantage

2. What is the distance mechanical advantage if both arms of a lever equal 2m?



Both arms a lever cannot be the same

3. How does a bicycle give you a distance mechanical advantage?

You can travel a further distance on a bicycle than by walking

The circumference of the tire is greater than that of the pedal sprocket

The distance from the pedals to the rear wheel give you an advantage

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