# Lets Learn About Gears

### What are Gears?

##### You will notice that the Green Gear is rotating in an anti-clockwise direction and the Red Gear is rotating in a Clockwise direction. ### Where can gears be found? Where are they used?

##### Write down a few things that you find out.    ### What are Gears used For?

##### “TORQUE” is the name for a "turning" or "twisting" force. ### Calculating Gear Ratios

##### The gear Ratio can be calculated by divided the number of teeth on the Front Gear by the number of teeth on the Rear Gear. ### Task 4 : Gear Ratios

#### You will be asked to calculate Gear Ratios in Task 5, so you need to understand how to present and write out your answers.    ### Answer the following Questions to calculate Gear Ratios. SHOW ALL OF YOUR WORKING OUT.

###### Underline your final answer ### Answer the following Questions to calculate Gear Ratios. SHOW ALL OF YOUR WORKING OUT.

###### Underline your final answer ### Answer the following Questions to calculate Gear Ratios. SHOW ALL OF YOUR WORKING OUT.

###### Underline your final answer 