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Homework Help: Explanations Please

  1. Mar 8, 2005 #1
    1. An airplane is moving with a constant velocity. You are sitting inside the airplane and you drop a ball. Describe what the ball's path looks like to you inside the plane and to someone standing still, observing the action from the ground. (Assume X-ray vision)

    2. Use Newton's Laws to explain why you feel the same in a motionless vehicle as you do in a car moving at a constant velocity.

    3. Explain using Newton's laws the effect of being pressed back in your seat when accelerating forward and being pushed forward while breaking.

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  3. Mar 8, 2005 #2


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    Okay, what have YOU done on these? We are happy to help but we won't do your work for you and we want to see some indication that you are trying.
  4. Mar 12, 2005 #3
    shutdown! everyone makes mistakes that is why pencils have erasers. how do you expect to learn material without trying it?
  5. Mar 12, 2005 #4
    The questions are pretty simple, it should be explained in your book.
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