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One of six types of simple machines. Consists of two inclined planes, giving it a thin end and thick end.

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  • Read
    Wedge

    Wedge

    by CK-12 //at grade
    What a wedge is and its mechanical advantage, how it changes force to make work easier.
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  • Read
    쐐기

    쐐기

    by Whakuk Lee //at grade
    쐐기와 그의 기계적 이점 및 작용 원리
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  • Video
    Simple Machines - What is a wedge

    Simple Machines - What is a wedge

    by Mark Holmstrom //basic
    A brief description of a wedge and some of its uses. Video courtesy of Mocomi Ani.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Wedge Quiz - MS PS

    Wedge Quiz - MS PS

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Reviews the definition of a wedge, the mechanical advantage of a wedge, and how a wedge changes force to make work easier.
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  • Practice
    Wedge Practice
    Estimated3 minsto complete

    Wedge Practice

    by CK-12 //at grade
     
     
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  • Real World Application
    Build the Pyramid

    Build the Pyramid

    by Hemang Mehta //basic
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  • Real World Application
    Wonderful Wedges

    Wonderful Wedges

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how wedges work and some of the many uses of these simple machines.
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  • Flashcards
    Wedge

    Wedge

    by Ellaine Chou //basic
    These flashcards are here to help you better understand middle school physical science.
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