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5. A child pushes a desk with a force of 15 N to the right. The desk accelerates to the right. Which of the following statements correctly represents Newton’s third law and the interaction between the child and desk?

1)The desk exerted slightly more than 15 N of force on the child, but the force is directed to the left.
2)The desk exerted slightly less than 15 N of force on the child, but the force is directed to the left.
3) The desk did not exert any force on the child.
4) The desk exerted exactly 15 N of force on the child, but the force is directed to the left.

I think the answer is 4 because Newton's third law states "for every action, an equal and opposite reaction results." and that option mirrors the question and Newton's law?

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