Problem 9.6: Determine the equation describing relative motion of a cart

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Two carts start at rest on similar air tracks as shown in the animation (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Restart. Write an equation for the x position of the green cart as seen from the orange cart.

Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.

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Open Source Physics - EJS Modeling
Physlet Physics
Physlet Quantum Physics
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