MCQ : A man is at rest in the middle of a pond on perfectly smooth ice. He can get himself to the shore by making use of Newton’s

Question

A man is at rest in the middle of a pond on perfectly smooth ice. He can get himself to the shore by making use of Newton’s

  1. first law
  2. second law
  3. third law
  4. all the laws

Answer

third law

Explanation

The man can get himself to the shore by making use of Newton’s third law of motion, which states that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. By applying a force on the ice, he can cause the ice to react with an equal and opposite force, propelling him towards the shore.

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