Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 19

Answer

Yes, Earth tides occur, and are caused by unequal gravitational forces on the sides of the Earth closer to and farther away from the sun.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 170.
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