For a table on a rough surface, if i give it a push

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for a table on a rough surface, if i give it a push, it would slide for a distance then topple over..what cause it to topple over?
why the friction would not just stop the table from moving??
 
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The friction force is only acting on the legs of the table, not the top. What stops the top of the table from moving?
 

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