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    in normal circumstances the normal force acting an object and the force of static fri

    in normal circumstances the normal force acting an object and the force of static friction do no work on the object . however, the reason that the work is zero is different for the the two cases . Explain why each dose zero work

    becuse there is no displacment
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    For normal force, there is no displacement.

    For the static friction, there is no force until an external force is applied on the object.

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