What is a lever?

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What is a lever?

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answered 6 days ago by muskan15 (-1,113 points)


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A lever is a special case of the application of the law of moments. It is a rigid bar, straight or bent, which is capable of rotation about a fixed point or a fixed line, called axis of rotation. This fixed point or the axis of rotation is called the fulcrum. An effort E is applied at the point A of the lever to overcome a resistance (or load) at another point B, as shown in the diagram.

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