Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Science

Book: Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Science

Chapter: 12. Friction

Subject: Physics - Class 8th

Q. No. 66 of Long Answer Type Questions

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Define friction. What are the factors affecting friction? Explain with examples.

The force that opposes the motion of an object is called friction. Example, when we walk, friction acts in opposite direction we apply force to walk.

The factor affecting friction are:

1. The weight of the object.

2. The type of contact between the two surfaces.

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