Does Friction makes things go faster.?

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As I have heard, friction makes things go faster....

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How does friction make things go faster?

For something to accelerate or go faster, a force needs to be applied to it. When you walk, your shoe wants to slide on the sidewalk, but the friction from the tiny bumps on both surfaces creates resistance that prevents this, and you move forward. The sidewalk friction is actually pushing back on your shoe so you accelerate forward. Hope that helps.

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You want less friction. Then you will go faster.

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The friction can make you slow down , but if you lose friction you will go at a faster rate of speed

Truefalse can friction slow things down?

true. Friction DOES slow things down. In fact, if there was no friction once something started moving it wouldn't be able to stop Friction can slow the things down. It's true.

Why is the force of friction directed the opppsite way of an object that is movin?

I never thought about it before, but here's one way to look at it:Forces on a moving object that act in the same direction it's moving make it go faster.Forces on a moving object that act opposite to the direction it's moving make it go slower.Friction never makes things go faster, or ... heaven forbid ... makes stationary things start moving.Friction only makes it hard to make things start moving, and it slows them down once they move.