Four types of friction

shaketta faulk

Static Friction

when a force is applied to an object but it does not cause it to move

example: pushing on a wall

Fluid Friction

occurs when a object moves through a fluid, meaning either a liquid or gas

examples: skydiving, swimming

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Sliding Friction

occurs when solid surfaces slide over each other

example:falling on the pavement

Rolling Friction

occurs when an object rolls over another (something with wheels or that is circular like a ball)

example: riding a motorcycle