Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 24 - Think and Explain: 53

Answer

Yes, it exerts a force of equal magnitude.

Work Step by Step

Newton's third law. If the magnet exerts a force on the paper clip, we find that the paper clip exerts an equal and opposite force on the magnet. This is discussed on page 76.
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