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# How does friction affect newton's third law?

Updated: 9/19/2023

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Friction is encompassed by Newton's laws, as opposed to operating out side of it.

If a block slides down a wedge, there is friction acting against the block up the slope. From the wedge's perspective, the block produces a frictional force against it, trying to drag it downwards along the slope.

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