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# What simple machine is a push pin?

Updated: 9/15/2023

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Q: What simple machine is a push pin?
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### What simple machine is push and pull?

a simple machine that pushes and pulls is like a close line you push it and pull it back

### What type of a simple machine is a push pin?

A push pin is a fastener. As a minimum, it fastens a very visible head to a surface. Even used symbolically on e.g. Google maps. Alternately it may fasten one surface (paper) to another.

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### What is two ways a simple machine can use less force?

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### What simple machine is a sharpner?

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### What type of simple machine is a pin?

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### Why did Edwin Moore invent the push pin?

Edwin Moore invented the push pin in 1900 as a way to securely attach papers together without causing damage. The design of the push pin allowed it to easily pierce through paper and hold it in place, making it a convenient alternative to traditional pins or clips.

### Is a computer a simple machine?

No. A computer is a complex machine. A simple machine is a mechanical device that uses once force to operate it, (push, pull, lift, leverage). A complex machine required many outside forces to act upon it before it can be operated.

### Is an airplane a simple machine?

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### How does the pins work?

The safety pin has a pin that goes into the head of the pin, and you push the point in or out of the head of the pin.

### How does the safety work?

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