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Probs 3, 8, 13 3. If the earth is round, why does it appear flat to the casual observer? Casual observers are so miniscule compared to the gradual curvature of the earth that it appears flat. We cannot see far enough, without some point of reference, to notice that the
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Unformatted text preview: earth is dropping out of sight. Instead we see what appears to be a horizon tangent to the earth’s spherical curvature, giving the illusion of a flat world....
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