# Relative Circular Motion

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Imagine two carousel riders on a spinning carousel—what is the relative motion of one rider to another? The relative position of one carousel horse to another describes a circle. Relative to any one carousel rider, the other riders travel in concentric circles.

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Contributed by: Daniel Ranard (March 2011)

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Published: March 7 2011