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Why can't a person just walk or run up a wall? What is keeping them from performing this task? Which formula, would best describe what is going on?

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Well, gravity is the answer.
<br>The gravitational force is mg, so, in order to walk up a wall, you would at least need a force bigger than mg upwards (see attached picture).
<br>This force would be provided by the wall, exerting friction on your feet. The friction force is proportional to the force ...

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This job articulates premises of gravity.