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# Wedge

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

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## Wedge

What a wedge is and its mechanical advantage, how it changes force to make work easier.
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## 쐐기

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## 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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## Wedge Quiz - MS PS

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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• Real World Application

## Build the Pyramid

by Hemang Mehta //basic
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## 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

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