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Answer: When an object falls freely under the influence of

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Problem 13Q

Problem 13Q

Problem

When an object falls freely under the influence of gravity there is a net force mg exerted on it by the Earth. Yet by Newton's third law the object exerts an equal and opposite force on the Earth. Does the Earth move? Explain.

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Problem 13Q

Solution 13Q:

We have to understand the reason why don’t the earth move even though we are exerting a force on it.

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Concept:
              Newton’s third law: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Newton’s second law: The force F acts on mass m produces an acceleration a in the object. Mathematically, F=ma.

       

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Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Edition: 6
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
ISBN: 9780130606204

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