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Topic: Dynamics and Equilibrium       Subtopic: Newton's laws of motion

Why ball rolling on rough surface stops earlier?

Answer: Friction is an opposing force, i-e it a force which opposes the motion of objects. The ball rolling on a rough surface will stop earlier than the ball rolling on smooth surface because a rough surface will offer more frictional force than the smooth one. Thus rough surface offers more opposition than a smooth surface.

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