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Is Coriolis force fictitious in an inertial frame or not? If so can it be mathematically deduced using an inertial frame as reference?

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Fictitious forces do not exist in inertial frames. Fictitious forces result from force-fitting Newtonian mechanics to non-inertial frames.

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  • $\begingroup$ Yah that's correct but can we deduce the equation for coriolis force from an inertial frame $\endgroup$ – Shashaank Apr 8 '16 at 17:44
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    $\begingroup$ I guess I'm not understanding the question. $\endgroup$ – David Hammen Apr 8 '16 at 18:48

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