What are some of the most common examples of helpful friction?

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There are many typical examples of helpful friction in daily life that usually goes unnoticed. Some are stated below.


  •         While walking, friction occurs between ground and your foot.

  •         Patting of hair.

  •         When furniture is moved across a floor, fiction exits.

  •         Writing with a pen or pencil.

  •         While driving a vehicle there exist a friction between tires and the road.

  •         Rubbing hands together.

  •         When the bottom of a bottle is being pushed against a table, friction endures.

  •         Putting on attire.

  •         Braking of vehicles.

  •         Heating that is caused by lamps, electric stoves is due to friction.


Answered on July 8, 2016.
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