Newton's third law 10.24.docx - Newton\u2019s Third Law of Motion*Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object the second object exerts an equal

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Newton’s Third Law of Motion *Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the second object exerts an equal and opposite force on the first. *Action and reaction forces -one force is called the action force, the other force is called the reaction force -are co-pairs of a single interaction -neither force exists without the other -are equal in strength and opposite in direction -always act on different objects *Re-expression of Newton’s third law: *To every action there is always an opposed equal reaction *Example: Tires of car push back against the road while

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