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When the sun, moon and the earth line up in a straight line, the gravitational forces of the moon and the sun combine to pull the water on the earth much more than just the moon pulling the water alone. This kind of a tide is called a _____ tide.


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The correct option is A spring
When the sun, moon and the earth line up in a straight line, the gravitational forces of the moon and the sun combine to pull the water on the earth much more than just the moon pulling the water alone. This kind of a tide is called a spring tide. In this situation, high tides are higher than the normal high tides and low tides are lower than the normal low tides.

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