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### Newtons 3rd Law

TermDefinition
Newtons' third law for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
action/reaction force pair The force that is exerted on an object and the force that the object exerts back
opposite the reverse of something else
equal balanced
action force a force that is exerted on an object
reaction force a force that is exerts BACK on an object
single object balanced forces act on
different objects action reaction forces act on
if the action force is the bat hitting the ball what is the reaction force? Ball hits the ball
if the action force is the man pushing the ca what is the reaction force? the car pushes back on the man
if the action force is the wings of the bird pushing downward what is the reaction force? the air is pushing back on the bird moving it upwards.
if the action force is the wheels on a car gripping the road, what is the reaction force? the road is pushing the wheels of the car in the opposite direction moving the car foward
if the action force is the fishes using its fins to push the water backwards what is the reaction force? the water is pushing back on the fish's fins causing it to move forward
Newtons First Law An object at rest will stay at rest. An object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
Newton's Second Law Force equals mass times acceleration.
Isaac Newton The greatest mathematican and physicist who discovered gravity and how things move.
Created by: Mrs Lyons