# Chapter 6: Newton's Third Law Of Motion- Action And Reaction

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• 1.

### Hom much force does a punch exert on a wall compared to a wall on the hand?

• A.

Less force

• B.

More force

• C.

Equal

C. Equal
Explanation
According to the third law of motion, the forces are always equal.

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• 2.

### Hom much force does a hammer exert on a nail compared to a nail on a hammer?

• A.

Equal

• B.

More force

• C.

Less force

A. Equal
Explanation
According to the third law of motion, the forces are always equal.

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• 3.

### Hom much force does a boulder exert on the earth compared to the earth on the boulder?

• A.

Equal

• B.

More force

• C.

Less force

A. Equal
Explanation
According to the third law of motion, the forces are always equal.

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• 4.

### Find the reaction Action: You walk on a floor

• A.

No reaction

• B.

The floor pushes you

• C.

You push the floor

B. The floor pushes you
Explanation
To find the reaction, just change the order. So if you put force on the floor, the floor puts force on you.

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### Find the reaction Action: A boulder falls

• A.

No reaction

• B.

Friction slows the boulder

• C.

Gravity pulls the boulder.

• D.

The earth falls into the boulder

D. The earth falls into the boulder
Explanation
To find the reaction, just change the order. What is making the boulder fall? Gravity of the earth. So you can say that if the Earth puts force on the boulder, the boulder puts force on the earth

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### When you jump, you push the world down. Why can't you feel it?

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