# Mechanical advantage of a wedge

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A wedge is an inclined shape with one end thicker than the other. Examples of wedges include axes, saws, and staples. For example, the mechanical advantage of a wedge with a side length of 10 and a thickness of 5 is calculated as follows:

MA = 10 / 5

MA = 2