# Physics - Inertial frame of reference

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Identify the defining characteristic of inertial and non-inertial frames of reference. Give an example of each type of frame of reference.

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Defining Characteristic? Acceleration of the frame of reference itself. Inertial frames are in constant velocity, non-inertial are changing velocity.

Each type? Going in an auto down a highway at constant velocity for inertial, for non-inertial, sitting on a merry-go-round that is spinning.

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