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# Can an action force exist without a reaction force?

Updated: 12/21/2022

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No

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Q: Can an action force exist without a reaction force?
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### How can there be an unbalanced force on an object if every action has an equal and opposite reaction?

"action/reaction" does not mean " force". "Applying force" is an action, not the force itself. So, applying force will create a reaction, which may or may not balance the applied force.

### Does the reaction force occurs before the action force?

The action and reaction forces occur at the same time.

### If the action force is a player kicking a Soccer ball then what is the reaction force?

Answer this question&hellip; If the action force is a player kicking a Soccer ball then what is the reaction force?

Reaction Force.

### Does a reaction force occur before or after the action force?

It occurs simultaneously with the action force.

### Do action and reaction act on same body?

The force acting on an object "A" from outside is action force , and the reaction force is the force exerted by A to the outside object . Therefore, it is obvious that action force and the corresponding reaction force cannot act on one and the same body.

a reaction force

### What law of motion states that every action there is reaction?

it means that is can't move without a force upon it

Action

### What is a force that is opposite to its action?

This force is called reaction.

A reaction.