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Homework Help: Friction Force

  1. Nov 8, 2006 #1
    I have a simple question:
    How does the friction force that acts on a body that is laying on an inclined surface depend on the angle of the surface?

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  3. Nov 8, 2006 #2


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    You could draw a free body diagram and find out...:smile:
  4. Nov 10, 2006 #3
    Specifically, you need to draw a free body diagram and resolve the forces. You will find that it is connected with reaction force, which in turn is related to the angle...
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