Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Think and Explain: 78

Answer

We aren’t swept off the Earth because we have the same speed as the Earth beneath us, just as we don't have to worry about being swept off a jet plane or being pressed to the back of the plane when it is flying at constant speed.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 33-34.
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