##### Asked by: Dave De Llanos
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# Which is the best example of Newton's third law?

Because of Newton's Third Law. You hit the wall with a force, and that exact same amount of force is returned by the wall. While Rowing a boat, when you want to move forward on a boat, you paddle by pushing the water backwards, causing you to move forward.

Similarly, what is an example of Newton's third law?

Examples of Newton's third law of motion are ubiquitous in everyday life. For example, when you jump, your legs apply a force to the ground, and the ground applies and equal and opposite reaction force that propels you into the air.

Also, is walking an example of Newton's third law? A person who is walking or running applies Newton's third law instinctively. For example, the runner in (Figure) pushes backward on the ground so that it pushes him forward.

Additionally, what are three examples of Newton's third law in everyday life?

A horse pulls a cart, a person walks on the ground, hammer pushes a nail, magnets attract paper clip. These are some examples of newton's third law of motion. In all these examples a force exerted on one object and that force is exerted by another object.

What are the examples of action and reaction?

The action and reaction forces are reciprocal (opposite) on an object.

• Examples may include:
• A swimmer swimming forward:
• A ball is thrown against a wall:
• A person is diving off a raft:
• A person pushes against a wall (action force), and the wall exerts an equal and opposite force against the person (reaction force).

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