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Which of the following forms is correct:
1# velocities of cars relatively each to other
2# velocitiy {velocities???} of each car relatively to other {another????}

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please refer to the words in the curly brackets too and tell me if they are possible and why
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Hi,
1# velocities of cars relatively each to other
2# velocitiy {velocities???} of each car relatively to other {another????}

#1 velocities of cars relative to each other
You need 'relative' as an adjective.

#2 velocity of each car relative to the others
Your meaning here is a little unclear to me.
If each car only has one velocity in your meaning, say 'velocity', otherwise say 'velocities'.
To make the meaning of 'others' clearer, you might say
'The velocity of each car relative to that of every other car.'

'another' is not good because it suggests you are only comparing each velocity to one other, not to all others.

Best wishes,
Clive
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Can you explain me the difference between other and another because as far as I (thought that I) know they are similar
Hi,
‘Another …’ is a singular adjective and is non-specific.
Mary doesn’t love Tom, she loves another man.

‘The other …’ is singular and plural adjectival.
Jim is the other man that Mary loves.
Jim and John are the other men that Mary loves.

‘Other’ is the plural adjective form, non-specific.
She loves other men.

The pronoun ‘another’ is singular, and ‘others’ is the plural.
She loves another. (she loves one man, but not Tom)
She loves others. (she loves two or more men, but not Tom)
She loves the others (in the group)

I chose Mary as a subject, because with ‘velocity of a car’ there can be confusion about whether we are talking about the velocity or the car.

Now, back to your phrases (you need verbs).
If there are more than two cars in the group, I’d say
‘velocity of each car relative to the others’
which means the velocity of each car is relative to that of every other car in the group.

If there are just two cars in the group, I’d say
‘velocity of each car relative to the other (car)’

There are also the expressions ‘one another’ and ‘each other’, which I haven’t discussed.

I hope this doesn’t sound confusing to you?
Clive
That's not confusing...
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