SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 490: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 490

6. In the theory of relativity it is stated that all laws of nature are the same in reference frames that

A. accelerate.
B. vibrate.
C. rotate.
D. oscillate.
E. move at a constant rate.

Correct Answer: E


The correct answer is (E). This is Einstein's statement concerning the relationship between the natural laws of physics and frames of reference. All physical laws are the same for systems that are moving at constant rate.

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