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ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

When you are flying in a commercial jet, it may appear to you that the airplane is stationary and the Earth is moving beneath you. Is this point of view valid? Discuss briefly

To determine

When you are flying in a commercial jet, it may appear to you that the airplane is stationary, and the Earth is moving beneath you.

Explanation

Introduction:

Frame of reference is a reference where one body is taken as reference and study of another body with respect to the reference is study. Einstein postulate the inertial frame of reference.

On flying on high altitude earth appears to be moving as from the concept of frame of reference jet is moving along with the cloud but looking beyond to the earth it appears ...

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