Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321740904
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Chapter 7 - Newton's Third Law - Conceptual Questions: 2

Answer

While paddling we push the water in the backward direction. From newtons third law, the water pushes the paddle in the forward direction. Thus the canoe moves in the forward direction.

Work Step by Step

While paddling we push the water in the backward direction. From newtons third law, the water pushes the paddle in the forward direction. Thus the canoe moves in the forward direction.
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