Passenger in a moving train

Passenger in a moving train

A passenger in a moving train tossed a coin which falls behind him .State the type of motion of the train ? Answer: The train is in accelerated motion. Explanation If the train were moving with uniform velocity, the coin would fall back to the passenger’s hand (This is due to the inertia of motion of the coin. When it was thrown ‘vertically’ up, it had the same horizontal velocity as that of the train. Therefore, it will move alongwith the train and fall back to the thrower’s hand) If…

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