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Fri September 27, 2013 By: Farhana Faru

The earth attracts the moon.Does the moon also attract the earth?if it does,why does the earth not move towards the moon?

Expert Reply
Fri September 27, 2013
Earth and moon both apply gravitational force on each other. The earth has very large mass than the moon hence its pull is more than that of moon. This is the reason why earth does not move towards the moon instead pull moon towards it.

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