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During Rolling, the Force of Friction Acts in the Same Direction as the Direction of Motion of the Cm of the Body - Physics

Read each statement below carefully, and state, with reasons, if it is true or false;

 During rolling, the force of friction acts in the same direction as the direction of motion of the CM of the body

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Solution

False

The frictional force acts opposite to the direction of motion of the centre of mass of a body. In the case of rolling, the direction of motion of the centre of mass is backward. Hence, the frictional force acts in the forward direction.

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NCERT Class 11 Physics Textbook
Chapter 7 System of Particles and Rotational Motion
Q 32.1 | Page 181
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