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Differentiate between contact and non-contact force. Support your answer with suitable examples.

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Updated on : 2022-09-05
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 Contact forces Non-contact forces 
 These are forces which need a physical touch on the object to act upon it. These are forces which do not need a physical contact to act on an object.
 These may or may not be natural forces. These are natural forces 
 They can not work from a distance. They can work from a distance as well.
 Its various types are applied force, normal force, tension frictional force its various types are magnetic force electrostatic force,gravitational force
 Examples player kiicking a ball game of tug of war rolling ball stops itself  horse pulling a cart etc, Examples: magnet attracting iron nails, mango falling from tree, charged plastic ruler attracts bits of dry - paper etc.

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