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    You are on a train and it is travelling at a speed of 80km/h. You get up from your chair ,from the last carriage and walk to the first carriage. What speed are you doing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SR71 View Post
    You are on a train and it is travelling at a speed of 80km/h. You get up from your chair ,from the last carriage and walk to the first carriage. What speed are you doing?
    80km an hour
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doozer View Post
    80km an hour
    Really Doozer? A person can walk 80km/h? I don't know the answer,that's why I seek for the expert in Maths.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SR71 View Post
    Really Doozer? A person can walk 80km/h? I don't know the answer,that's why I seek for the expert in Maths.
    He can when he is travelLing that speed anyway.
    Plus you also never gave the length of time it took from point A to point B
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doozer View Post
    He can when he is travelLing that speed anyway.
    Plus you also never gave the length of time it took from point A to point B
    Its only a hypothetical question Doozer, no need for time from A to B. Well feck it anyway,lets say it takes him 2 minutes...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SR71 View Post
    Its only a hypothetical question Doozer, no need for time from A to B. Well feck it anyway,lets say it takes him 2 minutes...
    and the distance?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SR71 View Post
    Its only a hypothetical question Doozer, no need for time from A to B. Well feck it anyway,lets say it takes him 2 minutes...
    Yo SR71 you arent taking into account translational equilibrium...
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    Doozer's right. You're doing 80kph plus the 1-2 extra kph that the walking does!

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    It depends on who's in the first carriage.
    He'd be moving faster for, say Ciara, than for me.

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    I think you're also failing to take into account Einsteins Theory of Relativity
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