friction lab report.pdf - Friction Experiment Question Does the texture of a surface determine the speed of a car Hypothesis If we compare cardboard

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Friction Experiment Question Does the texture of a surface determine the speed of a car? Hypothesis If we compare cardboard, cloth, and sandpaper surfaces, then a car will travel fastest on cardboard, because cardboard has smooth surfaces. Research Procedure 1. Set the ramp on top of the amount of books on a flat surface. 2. Place either cardboard, sandpaper, or cloth in front of the ramp.

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Unformatted text preview: 3. Have someone with a timer to see how long the car takes to reach the end of the textured surface. 4. Release the car at the top of the ramp while starting the timer, and then stop the timer when it reaches the end of the textured surface. 5. Measure the distance and time, then find the average speed. Chart Surface Distance (cm) Time (s) Average Speed (cm/s) Cardboard Cloth Sandpaper...
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