Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Science

Book: Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Science

Chapter: 12. Friction

Subject: Physics - Class 8th

Q. No. 51 of Short Answer Type Questions

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Explain how, friction enables us to walk without slipping.

When step forward and walk, we are applying force (denoted by “F”) on the ground. Now, in return ground also applies the reaction force to us. But we can fall if friction (denoted by “f”) is not present as the large ground can apply a large force . This is explained in the diagram:

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