Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Part 5 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 1

Answer

The electrical force of attraction between an electron and a proton is equal on both particles.

Work Step by Step

This is because of Newton's third law. Whenever object A exerts a force on object B, we find that object B exerts an equal and opposite force on object A. This is discussed on page 76.
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