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Newtons 3rd law

  1. Dec 8, 2003 #1
    can someone explain to me newton's thrid law of motion?
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2003 #2
    Can you be more specific? I presume that you have a definition, so what needs clarifying? I know students find this Law hard to comprehend (or believe!) but basically if you push down on the desk, it pushes back up!

    It can be explained in simple terms or more complicated ones - tell us more about your thoughts and problems....
     
  4. Dec 9, 2003 #3
    It tells about Action- Reaction Forces

    If there is an Action there will be an equal and opposite Reaction

    And note these two acts on 2 different bodies
     
  5. Dec 9, 2003 #4
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