# A baseball pitcher is standing on the back of a flatbed train car. The car is...

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A baseball pitcher is standing on the back of a flatbed train car. The car is moving to the east at 60 mph. The pitcher throws a 105 mph fastball to a catcher at the western end of the train car. (i) Using Galilean Relativity, what is the velocity of the baseball as observed by the catcher? (ii) What is the velocity of the baseball as measured by an observer standing still by the railroad tracks as the pitcher's car passes by?

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