Chapter - 1 Force and Pressure

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Force and Pressure


Give two examples each of situations in which you push or pull to change the state of motion of objects.


Example for push situations:

(i) When a basketball player through the ball inside a basket, he actually pushes the ball in the direction of the basket and the ball comes into motion.

(ii) To run a bicycle we pedalling the cycle, this pedalling is a push force because of which the cycle's tyre starts to rotate and the cycle moves.

Example for pull situations:

(i) When we pick an apple from a fruit basket we pull the apple towards us. This involves pulling force for picking the apple.

(ii) To open a drawer we need to pull it, this pulling force moves the drawer and the drawer will open.

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