is earth is an inertial frame

is earth is an inertial frame

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Amit Askiitiansexpert
112 Points
14 years ago


Due to the rotation and orbiting, Earth of course accelerates and so must be a non-inertial frame of reference.

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Rishabh Dabral
32 Points
13 years ago

well earth is surely a non inertial frame of ref....but while solving problems....we gen take earth as an inertial frame....coz acc. of earth doesn't affect our laws of motion to a considerable extent if everything is being done by takin earth as base..

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