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Lesson overview:Moments and levers

  • Describe examples in which forces cause rotation
  • Calculate the size of a force, or its distance from a pivot, acting on an object that is balanced
  • Explain how levers help in everyday life
  • Describe examples in which forces cause rotation
  • Calculate the size of a force, or its distance from a pivot, acting on an object that is balanced
  • Explain how levers help in everyday life

In this lesson we look at moments and levers, and how the rotational effect of a force helps us in many everyday situations.