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What causes friction and why does it occur?

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2017-02-06 20:47:10

Friction is caused by two or more surfaces rubbing together. At

the molecular level, the particles are coming in contact with each

other and, to put it simply, are sticking. The more particles there

are in an object, the more they stick. This is called an objects

adhesion potential.


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