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Conceptual Physics Chapter 6 Newton's Third Law of Motion


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Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the second object always exerts the same amount of force back on the first object
A rocketship is pushed forward by gases that are forced out the back of the ship
In order to make a cart move forward, a horse must pull harder on the cart than the cart pulls on the horse
If a bicycle and a parked car have a head on collision, the force of impact is greater on the bicycle
The earth and moon pull on each other with equal amounts of force
Whenever an object exerts a force on another object, the second object exerts a force of the same magnitude, but in the opposite direction, to that of the first object
Always True
A high school student hits a nail with a hammer. During the collision, there is a force
On the nail but also on the hammer
A woman weighing 500 N sits on the floor. She exerts a force on the floor of
500 N
As a 500 N woman sits on the floor, the floor exerts a force on her of
500 N
Forces always occur
in pairs
An unfortunate bug splatters against the windshield of a moving car. Compared to the force of the car on the bug, the amount of force of the bug on the car is.
the same
An unfortunate bug splatters against the windshield of a moving car. Comapred othe deceleration of the car, the deceleration of the bug is
If a horse pulls on a wagon at rest, the wagon pulls back equally as much on the horse. Will the wagon be set into motion?
Yes, because there is a net force acting on the wagon
According to Newton's third law, if you push gently on something, it will push
gently on you
The force exerted on the tires of a car to directly accelerate it along the road is exerted by the