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6.7: Unit 6 Review

  • Page ID
  • Key Takeaways

    Lever Arm

    Effort Arm

    Resistance (Load) Arm



    Lever Classes

    Mechanical Advantage

    Range of Motion

    Static Equilibrium


    Coefficient of friction

    Reactive forces

    Learner Objectives

    1. Identify tension, gravity, normal, and friction forces.[2]
    2. Identify classes of levers and explain advantages and disadvantages of each in terms of mechanical advantage and range of motion.[2]
    3. Apply lever and equilibrium concepts to solve for forces and find mechanical advantage in scenarios involving levers. [3]
    4. Apply normal force and friction coefficient concepts to calculate static and kinetic frictional forces.[3]