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Attributes of motion

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Negative vector is a relative term - not an independent concept. We completely loose the significance of a negative vector when we consider it in isolation. A negative vector assumes meaning only in relation with another vector or some reference direction.

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Coordinate systems in physics

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Coordinate system is a mathematical construct to measure distance and direction in relation to a system of rigid bodies. The connection to rigid bodies is a crucial consideration for drawing a coordinate system, with out which coordinate system has no meaning in physics.

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