What is Push?

Applying force in a direction away from us is known as push

Example

Suppose we want to kick a football.

By kicking the ball, we made the object move away from ourselves.

This is known as push

 

What is Pull?

Applying force in a direction towards us is known as pull

Example

We can also move object towards us by applying Force.

Like, we can use force to open a drawer.

This is known as pull

 

 

 

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Difference between Push and Pull

 

Pull

Push

Applying force in a direction towards us is known as pull


Applying force in a direction away from us is known as push



Example

Opening a drawer

Drawing a Bucket of Water from Well

Example

Kicking a football

Moving a loaded cart away from us

What is Force

Push or pull applied on object is called Force

Example

When we push the door,we apply force

Similarly when we pull the door.,we apply force

Suppose we want to kick a football.

If we kick it slowly, the ball will travel less distance.

But, if we kick it hard, the ball travels more distance.

 

What is the difference between kicking slowly and kicking hard?

It’s Force .

if we kick a bowl slowly,we apply less force

If we kick a ball hard,we apply more force

Questions

NCERT Question 3 (a) - Fill in the blanks in the following statements:

To draw water from a well we have to ________at the rope.

View Answer

 

 

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 11 Class 8 - Force And Pressure

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