# Question #1ed97

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Apr 13, 2017

The answer is D.

#### Explanation:

Newton's third law states that for every action there is an equal but opposite reaction. So the paddle moves backward in the water, and the canoe moves forward.

For Reference:

A. Newton's first law

B. Newton's second law

C. Newton's first law (also called the law of inertia)