Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 5 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 9

Answer

a. Yes, the net force is exerted by your foot upon the system (the football). b. No, in this case there are two opposite and equal forces acting on the system (the football). The net force on the system is zero, and it will not accelerate.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 78.
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