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Mathhelp346
 4 years ago
please HELP!!
Does adding weight affect the coefficient of friction?
Mathhelp346
 4 years ago
please HELP!! Does adding weight affect the coefficient of friction?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes it does..as by adding weight the amount of normal reaction acting increases and hence frictional force also increases..as \[F =\mu N\] and N is Directly proportional to weight..

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1350009988789:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Normal reaction..the reaction which is acting on a body having weight..

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The increase of weight only results in the increase of the frictional force not the coef. of friction for this case. Note that the u is a constant.

Mathhelp346
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does it not increase because the coefficient of friction is a ratio? that's the definition i have for coefficient of friction

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The ratio is derived from the observed frictional force and normal force. For normal dry friction this ratio remains constant.

Mathhelp346
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so since its constant it does not change

Mathhelp346
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and what do you mean by normal dry friction?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is between to surfaces with no lubricant in between them.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks for the medal.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For more info, check out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friction
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