Open study

is now brainly

With Brainly you can:

  • Get homework help from millions of students and moderators
  • Learn how to solve problems with step-by-step explanations
  • Share your knowledge and earn points by helping other students
  • Learn anywhere, anytime with the Brainly app!

A community for students.

Light and inertia People tend to ask question does like have inertia. why can't we say light has infinite inertia.. cause inertia is ability to resist change in state.. and lights state of motion can never be changed (of course vacuum) ..

Physics
See more answers at brainly.com
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Join Brainly to access

this expert answer

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

To see the expert answer you'll need to create a free account at Brainly

Inertia is a property closely linked to mass in the general sense. A body with higher mass has a higher inertia. By your statement, this would mean light has infinite mass. More fundamentally, Inertia is also the property of tendency of staying at rest. You just cannot have a body with infinite inertia moving at all. Light is never at rest. For these reasons, you can see that saying light has infinite inertia is contradictory.
no inertia is not a property of tendency to stay at rest.. thats wrong.. its a property to stay at whatever state the body is in.. (state of rest or motion).. since light is in motion.. its staying in motion..

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question

Other answers:

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question