Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 14

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

You cannot physically contact a person without that person also being in contact with you. Whenever Alice exerts a force on Bob, we find that Bob exerts an equal and opposite force on Alice. This example is discussed on page 81.
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