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Relative velocity

  1. Nov 25, 2013 #1
    I am really confused about relative velocity when one frame is rotating.

    Is it possible to have velocity/acceleration of A relative to B and velocity/acceleration of B relative to A not having same magnitude and opposite direction?

    Any explanation will be helpful!

    Thank you
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 25, 2013 #2
    Draw a diagram of A being stationary, and B moving around A in a circle, and plot B's location at several instants. Now, consider what B would see if he assumed that he was stationary, and mark off A's location relative that of B at the same selection of instants.

    Chet
     
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