Inertia in Real Life

Newton’s laws, it describes the movement of an object, i.e. an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion.

In my photo, I used a book and table cloth. It is an example of inertia law because I pulled the table cloth from under the book and still the book stayed in place while the table cloth seems blurry in my picture. In my photo, I apply really strong force underneath the book. At this time, friction between the book and the surface is losing a lot of friction that is directly proportional with acceleration.

As a result, in my photo the book is staying in the same place but the table cloth is moving very quickly.


Mohammed Emin Yilmaz
Nile Academy, Toronto, ON
Honourable Mention (2015 High School Individual Category)

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