Does it require more force to start an object sliding or to keep it sliding?

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Feb 21, 2016

Answer:

Yes, more to start than to keep it moving.
There are a very few cases in the sub-atomic world, where it is other-way round.

Explanation:

Details in the answer here. Please read first paragraph.

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The picture above explains the difference between Coefficients of Static and Kinetic friction pictorially.