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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?
     
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  3. May 4, 2007 #2

    russ_watters

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  4. May 4, 2007 #3

    jtbell

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    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.
     
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