A boy rolls a rubber ball on a wooden surface. The ball travels a short distance before coming to rest. To make the same, ball travel longer
distance before coming to rest, he may (a) spread a carpet on the wooden surface
(b) cover the ball with a piece of cloth
(c) sprinkle talcum powder on the wooden surface
(d) sprinkle sand on the wooden surface
(c) Talcum powder reduces friction force and the ball will cover longer distance.