Best Answer

The game of soccer does not operate under its own unique physics. The forces involved are all absorbed and/or balanced as physical principles require.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2008-12-28 08:25:07
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: When a soccer ball is kicked why do the action and reaction forces not cancel each other out?
Write your answer...
Related questions

When a soccer ball is kicked the action and reaction forces don not cancel each other out Why?

One of the forces is on the ball while the other is on your foot. Forces can only cancel out if they exist on the SAME body. Newtons III Law doesn't just say 'for each action there is an equal and opposite reaction' added onto the end of it should be 'on a different body'.

Does action-reaction pairs result in equilibrium?

no because forces cancel only when the act on the same object. if two players kicked the same thing with opposite and equal forces at the same time, two interactions occur.

What are the action and the reaction forces when you kick a soccer ball?

the action force is your foot when u strike the ball the reaction force is the ball being kicked

When do action and reaction pairs in physics cancel each other out?

Well in a single action-reaction pair, they cannot cancel out! The action and reaction forces act on different bodies. Lets say that we have a football. I kick it with 200 N of force. That is the action force, so the reaction force must be 200N(in the opposite direction) as well. The key here is that the reaction force did not act on the football, but on your foot! So the net force of the football is still 200 N in the direction I kicked it!Hope this helps some,-Sk Inventor

Why do the action and reaction forces of a kicked soccer ball not cancel each other out?

They do. Its just that the kicker is attached to the Earth while he kicks and very very small change of momentum in the Earth's total momentum is unnoticeable. In other word the force of the player's foot on the ball is greater than the force of the ball on the players foot.

When a soccer ball is kicked the action and reaction forces do not cancel each other out because?

when a soccer ball is kicked, there is a transfer of energy from your leg to the ball. since the ball is elastic, it coverts the kinetic energy from your leg into potential elastic energy in the for of deformation of the ball. the ball then snaps back to its elastic equilibrium converting the energy back to kinetic energy. also, your momentum is being transferred to the ball, giving it a direction since momentum is a vector. due to these conversions of energy and momentum, the ball is sent off your foot in the direction you kicked it with the same speed you kicked it with.

What forces are used when a football is kicked?

gravity and friction.

What is a pronoun that follows an action verb?

Me. She kicked me.

What are some forces that act on a soccer ball during the game of soccer?

When someone kicks the soccer ball, Newton's third law of motion is in action. This is because the third law states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, so when you kick the ball, the force is opposite and equal to when you kicked it with your foot. Also, the first law of motion is in action because the ball will keep moving until a force acts upon it (friction from the grass and gravity stops the ball !)

Who gets kicked of on the 13th episode of total drama action?

Owen does

How come you start coughing after you get kicked in the nuts?

Its a reaction to releave pressure in the abdomen

Who won the raid of dieppe?

the Canadians won because the German forces kicked their astronaut's

Is again an adverb?

Yes. It indicates that an action is repeated. "He kicked the ball again."

Who gets kicked off in episode 14 of total drama action?

Lewshanna does.

Who gets kicked off on the eleventh episode of total drama action?

Izzy does.

Martin Luther kicked out of the catholic church for his beliefs what is this action called?


Are the forces of a kicked soccer ball unbalanced or balanced?

Unbalanced, otherwise the ball would not move.

Whats the difference between indirect objects and direct objects?

A direct object receives the action of the verb, and an indirect object receives the direct object. Example: Maria kicked Jim the ball. "Ball" is receiving the action, "kicked". It is getting "kicked", so it is the direct object. "Jim" is receiving the "ball"- so "Jim" is the indirect object.

What happened in North Africa in World War 2?

The Italians and Germans invaded and were later kicked out by the allied forces.

What episode does Owen get kicked off in total drama action?

Episode 13:Ocean's Eight or Nine

Can you give examples of direct object?

Yes, I can! A sentence usually has a subject (the person or thing doing the action), a predicate (a verb that describes what action the subject is doing), and sometimes, the sentence has an object-- the receiver of the action. The object can be a person or a thing. So, for example: Jack hugged his brother. Jack is the subject-- he is performing the action. Hugged is the verb-- it tells what Jack did. And "brother" is who received the action, so it is the object. Here's another example: Andrea kicked the ball. The subject is Andrea-- she is the doer of the action. Kicked-- that tells what the action is. And "ball" tells us the receiver of the action.

What happened in north Africa during world war 2?

It was invaded by Italy and Germany and was kicked out by the Allied forces afterwards

Why is soccer a noun not a verb?

Because it is the name of a thing (sport) it does not show an action or a state. We don't say: He soccered the ball, ( action - He kicked the ball) or: I soccer you, (state - I love you).

Who was kicked out of metallica for drug abuse?

Dave Mustaine. He was not kicked out for drug abuse but for being Violent and being a heavy drinker. Also none of them did drugs, all they did was drink. Even though Dave Mustaine was a drug addict, the main reason he was kicked out is because of his violent reaction to alcohol. actually Dave was drunk and laid James out and claimed that one of them kicked his dog in a violent drinkin binge

What is Ralphs reaction when he encounters the Lord of the Flies?

he kicked down the head of the sow and took the stick to use as a weapon against jack