# Sliding Friction: Definition, Formula & Examples

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### What is sliding friction?

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### 2. What is the force needed to keep an object moving that is on flat ground with a mass of 10 kg and a coefficient of sliding friction of 0.4? Use an acceleration of 10.0 m/s/s in your calculations.

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Sliding friction depends on two variables: the materials in question and the weight of the object. Test your knowledge of sliding friction and the related formulas with this quiz and worksheet.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of the assessments will be:

• Normal force
• Calculating force
• Calculating mass of an object

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what sliding friction is
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on sliding friction
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve coefficient of sliding friction practice problems