Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Think and Explain: 80

Answer

Yes.

Work Step by Step

At the time of the spring tide, the high tides are higher than average, and the following low tides are lower than average. If the ocean tide is higher-than-average somewhere, that "extra" water is coming from another part of the world that is experiencing a lower-than-average tide. The hint was "conservation of water".
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