Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 4 - Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion - Misconceptual Questions: 5

Answer

Choice C.

Work Step by Step

By Newton’s second law, the boat accelerates forward due to a forward-directed net horizontal force. By Newton’s third law, as the paddles push water backward, the water pushes the paddles (and the boat) forward.
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