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4. The Earth and the Moon are attracted to each other by gravitational force. Does the Earth attract the Moon with a force that is greater or smaller or the same as the force with which the Moon attracts the Earth? Why?

4. The Earth and the Moon are attracted to each other by gravitational force. Does the Earth attract the Moon with a force that is greater or smaller or the same as the force with which the Moon attracts the Earth? Why?

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60782 Points
2 years ago
The Earth attracts the Moon with the same force with which the Moon attracts the Earth because, the gravitational force between any two bodies is mutual and equal according to Newton’s universal law of gravitation.

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