Suppose your writing desk is tilted a little. A book kept on it starts sliding down. Show the direction of frictional force acting on it.

 

Answer

Book on tilted table.png

The direction of friction force will always be opposite to the direction of motion.

Here, book will slide down in the downward direction due to gravity,

and frictional force will be in the opposite direction - i.e. upward

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 12 Class 8 - Friction

About the Author

CA Maninder Singh's photo - Expert in Practical Accounts, Taxation and Efiling
CA Maninder Singh
CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 9 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Spoken English, Written English, Grammar and Vocabulary at Englishtan.