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kinetic and static These two types of friction, like the normal force, arise whenever two objects are in direct contact. Often both kinetic and static friction apply to a given situation, as an object might start at rest (when static friction applies) then begin to move (when kinetic friction applies).
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Unformatted text preview: Though friction applies in so many situations, it is often ignored in order to simplify the situation. Unless friction is explicitly stated to be present in a given problem, in can be ignored. That said, friction remains one of the most widely used applications of Newton's Laws....
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