## An Introductory Relative Motion Problem (11:58)

Using a toy car and a piece of paper we can visualize and understand relative motion by doing an introductory problem.
Content Times: 0:13 Reading the problem 0:42 Translating the problem 1:38 Visualizing the problem 2:24 The vector diagram and equation 3:14 Isn’t this vector addition? 3:30 Solving for the velocity of the car with respect to the Earth 4:44 Solving for the direction of the car with respect to the Earth 6:32 Part (b) How far did the car travel? 7:15 New similar triangle with displacements 8:15 Solving part (b) 9:58 Solving part (c) How long did the car travel? 10:58 An alternate solution to part (c) 11:36 Yes, it did take about 15 seconds "Protractor Rapporteur Degrees V3" by Scientif38 - Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Zero, Public Domain Dedication via Wikimedia Commons |