Problem: If you toss a coin straight upward while in a train moving at constant velocity, the coin will land A) as if you were at rest. B) in front of you. C) in back of you. 

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The train is moving in a straight line with a constant velocity. Therefore, the train is an initial inertial frame.

When the coin is tossed upwards, it will follow a straight-line path.

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If you toss a coin straight upward while in a train moving at constant velocity, the coin will land 

A) as if you were at rest. 

B) in front of you. 

C) in back of you.