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Why does a wheelbarrow have only one wheel?
A wheelbarrow has 1 wheel for maneuverabilty. Although they do
barrows that have two wheels. However, if they are too widely
spaced, they need to be able to pivot.
Asked in Health, Simple Machines (engineering)
What type of simple machine is a wheelbarrow?
Asked in Inventions, Physics, History of Science
What is one example of a lever is it a wedge or a wheelbarrow?
Asked in Chevy S-10, Geometry
What is more stable a wheelbarrow with a large wheel and short supports or one with a small wheel and long supports?
Asked in Inventions, Physics, Mechanical Engineering
What class lever is a wheelbarrow?
A wheelbarrow is an example of a second-class lever. The load is situated between the fulcrum and the force. The wheel-barrow is a 2nd class lever as the resistance is in between the force (effort) and the axis. A wheelbarrow is a class 2 lever. The fulcrum is the wheel or wheels in front of the wheelbarrow. You stand behind the wheelbarrow. The load is between you and the fulcrum.