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How does static friction slow a car down?

  1. Nov 24, 2015 #1
    I am unsure how the process works, can somebody please help me out!
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  3. Nov 24, 2015 #2


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    Describe your understanding, unsure as it may be.
  4. Nov 24, 2015 #3


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    Welcome to PF!

    Moving to general physics....

    Static friction doesn't slow cars down....why do you think it does?
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