Hi is the earth a good example for rectilinear motion ?
Explanation from Alloprof
This Explanation was submitted by a member of the Alloprof team.
A rectilinear motion is a movement in a straight line at a constant speed.
Therefore, as mentioned by AnanasArtistique8469, I believe the Earth is an example of rectilinear motion.
Even though it is in French, here's a resource that you may find useful.
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Yes it is because the earth rotates around the sun on its orbit in a line. The path is curved but the motion is straight along the path. Therefore it is categorized as rectilinear motion.
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