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goring asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 1 month ago

What is the implication of this equation; X' = X - VT is it a transform?

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  • 1 month ago
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    It is a transform.  It is giving the position x' in a different frame of reference.  You are calculating the position in the dashed frame of reference ( x') given that you know the position in the OTHER frame ( x) and that the velocity relative to that frame is V

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Yes, the Galilean transformation.

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