A little boy was playing tug of war with his elder brother; he tried everything but was unsuccessful in pulling the rope towards himself. Eventually, the little boy lost the game because:-
Statement 1: The elder brother was capable of applying a greater force than his younger brother and hence the net force was in a direction to make him win.
Statement 2: An object moves in the direction of the net force acting on it.
Explanation for statement 1:
Explanation for statement 2:
Hence, both the given statements are correct.