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matjo



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:23 am    Post subject: I need help with this question!!!! Reply with quote

You are sitting at your desk, perfectly still in relation to your surroundings. At what speed are you moving? [three possible answers]
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am not sure if this is the correct answer to your question but your speed can be defined relative to some different frames of reference.

Firstly, in the relative speed to you to your surroundings is 0.
You could also consider your speed on the Earth as it rotates around its axis.
You could even consider your motion as the Earth rotates around the Sun.
That would give you three possible answers.
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