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Simple Machines: The Inclined Plane



Simple Machines: The Inclined Plane

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     challenging words:    simple, planes, level, surface, there, heavy, yourself, step, plane, easy, also, build, machine, smooth, push, move


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Simple Machines: The Inclined Plane
By Brandi Waters
  

1     There are six simple machines. They make it easier for us to do work. An inclined plane is one kind of simple machine. It is a smooth, sloped surface. Inclined planes help to move things to a higher level. A ramp is an inclined plane. Imagine that you have a heavy box. You need to move it from the ground and up three steps. The box is too heavy to pick up. You could get a friend to help you carry it. You could also use a simple machine to help you move it by .....
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