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Fri August 22, 2008 By:

Explain recoiling of the gun with the help of Newtons third law of motion?

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Sat August 23, 2008

When the bullet is fired from the gun, it experiences a force in forward direction (action) , as a result the gun exerts a backward force (reaction) on the shoulder. Thus, it is in accordance with Newton’s  3rd law of motion.

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