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Feb1212, 04:21 PM

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Recently I began to think somehin which has led to a lot more questions.
If traveling on a straight line and I were to flip a coin a stock standard right handed triangle would be made, due to the coin going up and down. What would the vector diagram look like if the vehicle was to be turning? Is it a matter of drawing it on the x,y and z planes ? 


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Feb1212, 04:53 PM

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Yes!!! I was right!! That's what I suspected.



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Feb1212, 04:54 PM

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Flipping a coin
I haven't even addressed your question yet (sentence 3). I was simply correcting your premise (sentence 2). 


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Feb1212, 04:58 PM

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Sorry I jumped te gun a bit too quick. It would create a parabola as it goes up and finally falls down. It would though create a triangle between it's initial position, terminal height. Or am I wrong ?



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Feb1312, 02:35 AM

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