What will happen to the world without friction?

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In summary, friction is the force that resists the relative motion between two surfaces and is caused by microscopic roughness. Without friction, objects would continue to move in a straight line forever. Transportation would be drastically affected without friction, making it difficult to travel and transport goods. A world without friction would also make daily tasks nearly impossible and impact the efficiency of machines and technology. It would also be harmful for life on Earth as many essential processes rely on friction. Ultimately, it is not possible for a world without friction to exist as it is an essential force in our universe.
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i need to know some fact about friction wat will happen without it for my essay.

what will happen to the world without friction?

thank you
 
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It would be difficult to walk or drive.
It would be hard to build things - nails, screws, bolts wouldn't work.
 
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thank you for your idea it was very useful.
 

Related to What will happen to the world without friction?

1. What exactly is friction and how does it affect the world?

Friction is the force that resists the relative motion between two surfaces. It is caused by the microscopic roughness of surfaces and can either slow down or stop the motion of objects. Without friction, objects would continue to move in a straight line forever.

2. What would happen to transportation without friction?

Transportation would be drastically affected without friction. Vehicles would not be able to move on roads, planes would not be able to take off or land, and ships would not be able to sail. This would greatly impact our ability to travel and transport goods.

3. How would a world without friction impact daily life?

A world without friction would be difficult to navigate and perform everyday tasks. Walking, writing, and even holding objects would become nearly impossible without the force of friction. It would also affect the efficiency of machines and technology.

4. Would a world without friction be beneficial or harmful?

Absolutely no friction would be harmful for life on Earth. Many essential processes, such as digestion and blood circulation, rely on the force of friction. Without it, these processes would not be able to function properly and could lead to serious health issues.

5. Is it possible for a world without friction to exist?

No, it is not possible for a world without friction to exist. Friction is an essential force in our universe, and without it, the laws of physics would be completely different. Even in environments with extremely low friction, such as outer space, it still exists to some degree.

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