Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 7 - Linear Momentum - Questions: 27

Answer

The external force from the road accelerates the car.

Work Step by Step

The engine spins the wheels, which push backward on the road surface. Newton’s third law predicts that the road surface pushes forward on the wheels, which accelerates the car.
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