Flashcards in Week 1 Inertial Frames of Reference & Galilean Transformations Deck (5)

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## define an inertial frame of reference

### frame of reference that moves with constant velocity relative to the absolute space frame

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## define an event

### something that happens in the universe

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## what is the general coordinate form for spacetime

### (x, y, z, t)

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## what is the only thing we can assume about an event with spacetime coordinates in an arbitrary reference frame

### the event is real

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