While travelling in a train, it appears that the trees near the track are moving whereas co-passengers appear to be stationary. Explain the reason. - Science

Advertisements
Advertisements
Answer in Brief

While travelling in a train, it appears that the trees near the track are moving whereas co-passengers appear to be stationary. Explain the reason.

Advertisements

Solution

While sitting in a moving train, when we look outside the window, the trees appear to be moving in opposite direction because their position is changing with respect to us. On the other hand the position of co-passengers is not changing with respect to us, hence they appear to be stationary.

Concept: Devices for Measuring Length
  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Chapter 10: Motion and Measurement of Distances - Long Answer Questions [Page 63]

APPEARS IN

NCERT Exemplar Science Class 6
Chapter 10 Motion and Measurement of Distances
Long Answer Questions | Q 17. | Page 63
Share
Notifications



      Forgot password?
Use app×