##### Asked by: Dave De Llanos

asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th April, 2020# Which is the best example of Newton's third law?

**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).