Newton's Third Law - Section 3 Newton\u2019s Third Law \u25cf Newton\u2019s third law describes something else that happens when one object exerts a force on

# Newton's Third Law - Section 3 Newtonu2019s Third Law...

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Section 3: Newton’s Third LawNewton’s third law describes something else that happens when one object exerts a force on another object. According to Newton’s third law of motion, forces always act in equal but opposite pairs. In simple terms, for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. This means when you push on a wall, the wall pushes back on your with a force equal in strength to the force you exerted. The forces exerted by two objects on each other can be considered the action force or the reaction force. Either force can be considered the action force or the reaction force. Action and reaction pairs don’t cancel because they act on different object. Force can only cancel if they act on the same object. Motion depends on mass and the effects of the forces in an action-reaction pair may seemnoticeable. The launching of a space shuttle is a spectacular example of Newton’s third law. Three rocket engines supply the force, called thrust, that lifts the rocket. The gas molecules