Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 36 - Review Check Questions (Comprehension) - Page 698: 2


The motion will be identical.

Work Step by Step

Einstein's principle of equivalence says that all observations, both mechanical and electromagnetic, made inside a accelerating box are exactly the same as those made inside a classical gravitational field. The dropped ball behaves exactly the same in each case. This is discussed on pages 687-689.
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