On a stationary sail-boat, air is blown at the sails from a fan attached to the boat. The boat will

(1) Remain stationary

(2) Spin around

(3) Move in a direction opposite to that in which air is blown

(4) Move in the direction in which the air is blown

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Concept Questions :-

(1) The force exerted by the air of fan on the boat is internal and for motion external force is required.

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