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No. if the floor is smooth you must have friction between the ladder and the floor, or the ladder would just slide away. Technically you could do without friction between wall and ladder, but even that can be helpful in preventing the ladder from going sideways.

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Q: A ladder is leaning against a wall if you were going to climb the ladder are you better off if there is no friction between the ladder and the wall or ladder and the floor?
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