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PHYSICS 2D QUIZ 1 FALL QUARTER 2009 PROF. HIRSCH OCTOBER 2nd, 2009 Formulas : Time dilation; Length contraction: " t = # " t ' $ " t p ; L = L p / ; c = 3 % 10 8 m / s Lorentz transformation: x ' = " ( x # vt ) x = ( x ' + vt ') y'= y , z'=z = 1 1 # v 2 / c 2 y = y', z =z' t ' = ( t # vx / c 2 ) t = ( t ' + vx '/ c 2 ) Spacetime interval: ( " s ) 2 =( c " t ) 2 -[ " x 2 + " y 2 + " z 2 ] Justify all your answers to all problems
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Unformatted text preview: Velocity transformation : u x ' = u x ! v 1 ! u x v / c 2 u x = u x ' + v 1 + u x ' v / c 2 u y ' = u y (1 ! u x v / c 2 ) u y = u y ' (1 + u x ' v / c 2 )...
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