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$$(\frac{\dot a}{a}) = \frac{8\pi G}{3} \dot \rho + \frac{1}3 \Lambda - \frac{K}{a^2},$$

where ##a, \rho, \Lambda, K## respectively denotes the scale factor, matter density, cosmological constant and curvature.

Now, I'm trying to get at an intuition on why, according to the above equation, space expands slower with a bigger curvature K? Is this somehow intuitive?

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# Intuition on the Friedman equation: curvature and expansion

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