What Simple Machines Belong to the Inclined Plane Family?

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A simple machine is a mechanical device that changes the direction or magnitude of a force. A screw is a simple machine of the incline plane family. Geometrically, a screw can be viewed as a narrow inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder.
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inclined plane. wedge. and the screw.
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An inclined plane is a slanted surface which is used for
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Lever: changes force and/or direction. Inclined plane: ramp.does not move anything.
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As you increase the angle of the incline you decrease the normal force because the normal force an incline is equal to Fn=m*g*cos(a) as a gets bigger the normal force gets smaller.
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