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

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ISBN 10: 0321740904
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-090-8

Chapter 7 - Newton's Third Law - Conceptual Questions: 3

Answer

In the rocket, exhaust gases are pushed in the downward direction. From newtons third law, the gases push the rocket in the upward direction. Thus the rocket takes off.

Work Step by Step

In the rocket, exhaust gases are pushed in the downward direction. From newtons third law, the gases push the rocket in the upward direction. Thus the rocket takes off.
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