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Which simple machine has more mechanical advantage a pulley or a inclined plane?

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    With a single pulley you can get a mechanical advantage of 2, no more
    However with a plane you can lift any mass with force approaching zero if the incline angle is small enough.

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    So the pulley has more mechanical advantage and the incline has more efficiency?

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    normally, the incline will not be frictionless, and the losses with friction will be greater than that of a pulley

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