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Can the walk of a man be an example of resolution of vectors? Explain.

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Yes, when a man walks, he pushes the ground with his foot. In return, an equal and opposite reaction act, on his foot. The reaction is resolved in two components : horizontal and vertical components. The horizontal component of the reaction helps the man to have forward while the vertical component balances the weight of the man.

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