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Help me answer: A cork of mass 10g is floating on water. Net force on the cork is :

A cork of mass 10g is floating on water. Net force on the cork is : 

  • Option 1)

    10N

  • Option 2)

    10^{-2} N

  • Option 3)

    10^{-3} N

  • Option 4)

    Zero

 
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Newton's 3rd Law -

\vec{F_{AB}}=-\vec{F_{BA}}

- wherein

Action & reaction never acts on the same body.

\vec F_{AB} \ is\ force\ acting \ on \ B\ by \ A

\vec F_{BA} \ is\ force\ acting \ on \ A\ by \ B

 

 Net force on the cork will be zero 


Option 1)

10N

Incorrect option

Option 2)

10^{-2} N

Incorrect option

Option 3)

10^{-3} N

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Zero

correct option

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