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Coefficient of Static Friction

  1. Oct 23, 2005 #1
    Hey quick question, I did this experiment where I dragged a block across a flat surface with a scale and found the static friction, ehn weight was added to the block and repeated the process. MY question is when graphed with the mass or Fn on the x-axis, and applied force or Fs on the x axis, should it not give a straight line through 0,0 which would be the coeffecient of the static friction?? im just wondering to know if im just doing the graph wrong or got messed up results during the experiment.
    thanx again
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