Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 2 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 26

Answer

Yes, as your feet leave the ground, your speed relative to the sun does not suddenly become zero. You maintain your speed of approximately 30 km/s relative to the faraway Sun, in agreement with the concept of inertia.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 33-34.
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