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Explain why sliding friction is less than static friction.

Explain why sliding friction is less than static friction.

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
The sliding friction is less than static friction because the sliding object get less time to interlock into the contact points on the floor. So it is somewhat easier to move an object already in motion than to get it started.

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