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What Kind of Simple Machine Is a Hammer?

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If you are talking about a regular hammer, it would not be a machine. It would be a tool. A machine would have some type of engine that powers it and a hammer doesn't have that.
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A claw hammer is a pair of levers perpendicular to each other. When you exert force on the handle of the hammer, it transfers it's work to the second lever, or the head of the hammer
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A claw hammer is a lever. The fulcrum or pivot point is at the top of the head. Because the distance between where the hammer is pulled and the fulcrum is greater than the distance
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Examples of a third class lever (simple machine) are a hammer, a fishing
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A pulley system is most likely the closest because it moves objects back and forth. it could also be a snowplow which puses snow in one direction.
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