Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 31 - Think and Explain: 60

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

Eradicating butterflies will not get rid of tornadoes. If the flap of a butterfly's wings can, in principle, cause a tornado, so can countless other things, such as the flapping of some politicians' lips. Also, for all we know, the flap of a butterfly's wings may have just prevented a tornado.
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