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Our science topic is about Wedges. Wedges are used to lift heavy things.Some wedges are:

  • nail
  • mixer
  • axe
  • fork
  • knife
  •  can opener

A wedge is a type of inclined plane. It is made up of two inclined planes joined together to make a sharp edge. A wedge can be used to cut things. Some wedges are pointed.



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