a boy jumps on his bed when his feet push the bed down what is the reaction force

2 Answer

  • The bed pushes his feet up
  • Answer:

    The bed pushing the boy up which makes him jump


    As per Newton's third law of motion every action will result in an equal and opposite reaction at the point of action. In the given scenario, action is when boy jumps on the bed and his feet push down the bed. The reaction will be in the opposite direction and on the feet. So the bed will push up the boy. Because of this the boy will jump.