Jumping from train#

A person is standing at the edge of a moving train as illustrated below.


Part 1#

If the person jumps vertically with a speed \(v\) relative to the train, where does the person land?
Neglect any resistive forces acting on the person.

Answer Section#

  • He lands back on the edge of the train.

  • He lands on the ground.


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