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  1. Sep 26, 2006 #1
    if i drop an apple while riding on a bus that is moving along a level road, and a pedestrian outside sees me do it........ wont the pedestrian see motion at a curved motion downward with an initial vertical velosity?
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  3. Sep 27, 2006 #2


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    The pedestrian will see a curved trajectory, with an initial horizontal velocity and a null initial vertical velocity.
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