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From a Balloon (Posted on 2005-07-07) Difficulty: 3 of 5
If a stone is dropped from a balloon on a still day, does the stone fall directly below the balloon, or to the west or east of it?

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solution - i think | Comment 23 of 33 |

i think it would land to the west of the balloon, because of the rotation of the earth.

I can't really explain it further than that, but that's what i think anyway.


  Posted by fiona on 2005-07-11 14:19:03
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