1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Moon pull on the earth with one-sixth the force that the earth exerts

  1. May 4, 2007 #1
    does the moon pull on the earth with one-sixth the force that the earth exerts on the moon?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 4, 2007 #2

    russ_watters

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

  4. May 4, 2007 #3

    jtbell

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Also keep in mind Newton's Third Law: The force that A exerts on B is always equal in magnitude and opposite in direction to the force that B exerts on A.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Moon pull on the earth with one-sixth the force that the earth exerts
  1. Moon earth (Replies: 3)

Loading...