Asked by Joshua Armstrong on Jun 27, 2024

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A brake pedal that applies 300 pounds of force to the pushrod with 100 pounds applied to the brake pedal pad has a ratio of:

A) 10:1
B) 5:1
C) 3:1
D) 1:1

Pushrod

A component in certain engines that transfers motion from the camshaft to open and close the valves.

Brake Pedal

The pedal in a vehicle that operates the brake system to slow down or stop the vehicle.

  • Understand the principles behind brake system pressure and force multiplication.
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Zybrea Knight

2 weeks ago

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
The ratio is calculated by dividing the output force by the input force. Here, 300 pounds (output) divided by 100 pounds (input) equals a 3:1 ratio.