What is a Second Class Lever?


A second class lever has a fulcrum at one end and force is applied to the other end. Nail clippers, nutcrackers, wrenches and wheelbarrows are examples of second class levers.
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Pick up a mug with your outstretched hand. That is what a third class lever would look like. For more pictures, please refer to the related link.
Becuse the fulcrum is on the left (hammer) load is on the right (nail) and effort is in the middle and going upward.
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