Friction Is A Force In A Game Of Tug-O-War

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Friction is a force that helps to determine the winner in a game of tug-o-war. I know this because friction is the only force that can cause the teams and rope to move to either side. Without any friction there would be no movement to each side happening in the system, thus no one would win. If one team has more frictional force then they will win; this is a system and anything that happens to one side happens to the other. When team 1 pulls and team 2 doesn’t, team 1 will win because there is no opposite force to even it out. Something else that could prove this was when there were 5 boys vs 5 girls and the girls won; this was due to friction. The boys didn’t have shoes on, giving the girls an advantage because they had more frictional
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