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Relative Position Vector ± Position of car A relative to car B is given by the vector subtraction equation is the position of car A as measured by E is the position of car B as measured by E is the position of car A as measured by car B AE r r BE r r AB r r Relative Velocity Classical Mechanics ± Describes the relationship between the motion of objects in our everyday world and the forces acting on them ± Conditions when Classical Mechanics does not apply ± very tiny objects (< atomic sizes) ± objects moving near the speed of light Newton’s First Law ± An object moves with a velocity that is constant in magnitude and direction, unless acted on by a nonzero net force ± The net force is defined as the vector sum of all the external forces exerted on the object Inertia ± Is the tendency of an object to continue in its original motion Mass ± A measure of the resistance of an object to changes in its motion due
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