If we push a car,then according to newton's 3rd law.."every action is equal to equal and oppsoite reaction"then the car should aply the equal amount of force to us ,then the force applied by us should get nullified,and car should not move which doesn't happen.Please explain why?

Asked by yask12 | 29th Jul, 2010, 05:10: PM

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If we push a car,then according to newton's 3rd law.."every action is equal to equal and oppsoite reaction"then the car should aply the equal amount of force to us ,then the force applied by us should get nullified,and car should not move which doesn't happen because the action and reaction forces acts on different bodies and not on the same body. Thus they cannot cancel each other, which results into motion of the car.
 
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Answered by  | 30th Jul, 2010, 12:22: PM

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