You might have noticed that when used for a long time, slippers with rubber soles become slippery. Explain the reason.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

As the spikes of the slipper get damaged due to continuous rubbing of rubber soles with the ground and friction between the sole and ground becomes less. So, the rubber soles become slippery.

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