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Which type of force causes folding?

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Which type of force causes folding?

Force:

In science, a 'force' is defined as an interaction that causes the motion of an object to change. When force is applied to an object, this force is called 'stress.' Stress can cause materials to change shape.

Answer and Explanation:

Compression stress is a force that causes folding. For example, at a convergent plate boundary on the Earth's crust, compression stress can cause...

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Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types

from Earth Science 101: Earth Science

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