Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 7

Answer

No, because the force of the apple pulling on the orange (and the reaction force of the orange pulling back on the apple) are internal to the apple-orange system.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 78, in the text near Figure 5.10.
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