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A pair of tongs has 20 cm long arms that can lift a piece of coal of weight 1.5 kgf, by applying an effort at distance 15 cm from the fulcrum. Calculate the mechanical advantage.


  1. 0.75


Solution

The correct option is A 0.75

Given,
Effort arm = 15 cm
Load arm = 20 cm
We know that, Mechanical Advantage, (M.A.)=Effort armLoad arm
M.A. = 1520 =34 = 0.75

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