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# Does friction always opposes motion of body ?

Yogita Bang
39 Points
8 years ago

yes

Anurag Kshatri
36 Points
8 years ago

No, the direction of friction is always against the motion. But in some cases it helps in motion by providing the necessary ration force to start the motion though its direction is aginst the motion.

nitish kumar
10 Points
8 years ago

friction opposes motion as well as helps motion

mayuri zope
14 Points
8 years ago

Yes! FRICTION ALWAYS OPPOSES MOTION OF BODY.

30 Points
8 years ago

srikanth margm
29 Points
8 years ago

yes.fricton is working always opposite to the motion

ASHWIN SRIKANTH
69 Points
4 years ago
Consider, for example, a car accelerating forward. The tires push against the road in the backwards direction. Friction pushes in the forward direction and the car moves forward. Friction and motion are in the same direction. When a runner accelerates forward, the shoe pushes backwards, friction pushes forward and the runner moves forward. Friction and motion are going the same direction.
Khimraj
3007 Points
4 years ago
No it can support motion also when disc is rolling.Hope it clears. If u have doubts then please clearify. And if u like my answer then please approve answer
Jsent
11 Points
3 years ago
Not always, friction can go the same direction of motion in this example:

two cube (1st in the bottom and 2nd in the top) stacked on top of each other. we push the cube in the bottom so both cube goes in the +x direction. the friction for the cube at the bottom is in the -x direction but the friction on the second cube should go to the x+ direction to prevent it from falling behind.
u dont know me
13 Points
one year ago
no not always because for eg
two cube (1st in the bottom and 2nd in the top) stacked on top of each other. we push the cube in the bottom so both cube goes in the +x direction. the friction for the cube at the bottom is in the -x direction but the friction on the second cube should go to the x+ direction to prevent it from falling behind.