When an object is seen moving in relation to a stationary object, the stationary object is called the reference point. Reference points stay still and do not move.
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- Allied soldiers in World War II were trapped at Dunkirk, France, and they could not escape because the shallow water kept rescue ships from landing. But hundreds of people in England took rowboats, tugs, and barges across the English Channel. For eight days, this odd navy carried soldiers from the beaches to the large ships. More than 300,000 soldiers were taken to safety. 1 What is the main idea of this passage? A Small ships are better than big ships B Many soldier were saved C Soldiers were rescued from Dunkirk by the English D The big ship could not get into shallow water?