6th December 2019


Is a bicycle a simple or compound machine?

A compound machine is a combination of two or more simple machines. There are six types of simple machines: a lever, a pulley, an inclined plane, a wheel and axle, a wedge and a screw. One example of a compound machine is a bicycle. The brakes and brake handles are levers, and the seat adjustment is a screw.

Accordingly, what are the simple machines on a bicycle?

Transcript of Simple Machines used in a Bicycle. to move up or down an inclined plane lever, the pulley, and wheel and axle in a bicycle The pedals and the chains/gears and the wheels act as the lever, pulley, and the wheel & axle. The pedals are used as the lever, they are attached to the gears and help the chain move

What are the simple machines in a can opener?

The above can opener contains four simple machines: a screw, a lever, a wedge, and a wheel and axle.
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