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# How do you reduce the force of a lever?

Updated: 9/17/2023

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14y ago

The force a lever can apply to a given point greatly depends on two distances:

The distance from the pivot point to the object to be lifted and the distance from the pivot point to the point on the lever where force will be applied.

To reduce the distance from the pivot-point to the point where Force is applied is to reduce the "force" of a lever.

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### What is The force that you exert on a lever called?

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