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If you toss a coin straight upward while riding in a

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

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Problem 46E

If you toss a coin straight upward while riding in a train, where does the coin land when the motion of the train is uniform along a straight-line track? When the train slows while the coin is in the air? When the train is turning?

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Solution 46E Case 1 When the train is in uniform motion, the coin will also have the same speed as that of the train and the same direction. This will be due to the inertia of motion. After tossing up, it will come down back to your hand. Case 2 If the train slows while the coin is in the air, the coin will fall down in front of you. Initially, the coin will tend to maintain its uniform speed as that of the train. But...

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Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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