Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 21


There would be no torque.

Work Step by Step

The pull of the Earth on the moon can be considered to act at the moon's CG (page 153, summary of terms). This force has no lever arm because the CG lies on the moon’s rotational axis. This is discussed on page 170.
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