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It is not a machine, which by definition must transmit work and motion. The toaster does neither of these.

Also machines will have some value of mechanical advantage, which is simply the ratio of force output over force input. There is no mechanical advantage from a toaster.

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A toaster is not a simple machine. It has many moving parts therefore it is a complex machine.

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