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In order to get an object moving, you must push harder on it than it pushes back on...

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In order to get an object moving, you must push harder on it than it pushes back on you.

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False. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Lets say you push with 2 newtons of force on a box. The box pushes you back with 2 newtons of force. Pushing harder doesn't make it move. Friction does.

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False. It is not always and can be only when the object you are pushing is stretchable and elastic like a rubber band or a balloon (not blown)

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