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Name: Jesus
Status: student
Age: 18
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Date: 1999 


Question:
What is relative motion in simple terms and could I have an example to try out?


Replies:
its a pretty simple idea. For example if we are driving in a car together, suppose we drive by a friend. He sees that we are moving -- relative to HIM anyway. But we look at each other, both in the car, and we don't seem to be moving relative to each other. So whether you are "moving" or not, depends on who is making the decision, and that person's movement. We in the car could just as well say that WE were stopped, and the whole world were moving the other way.

Ross



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