A wheelbarrow has an effort arm 200 cm long and a load arm of 50 cm long. What is it's mechanical advantage ? ?
I need help with this, if you could can you show your work?
- PhilomelLv 72 months ago
A wheelbarrow is a class 2 lever with the load between the fulcrum and the force.
The MA is, in this case, 200/50=4.
- alpha bLv 72 months ago
DISTANCE OVER WHICH THE EFFORT IS APPLIED DIVIDED BY
DISTANCE OVER WHICH THE LOAD IS MOVED.
- RealProLv 72 months ago
Well, how do we define mechanical advantage?