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Q & A: Jumping on a moving bus

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Most recent answer: 05/22/2012
Q:
if you are in a moving bus and you jump up will you land alot further toward the back of bus
- dave (age 42)
deuincy la
A:
According to Galileo, Newton, Einstein, and my own experience,  the answer is no if you are on a bus traveling with uniform speed.   If the bus were accelerating, you would land slightly toward the back.  If the bus were braking, you would land slightly toward the front.

LeeH


(published on 05/22/2012)

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