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25. Using the notation of Eq. 3828 and taking the micrometeorite motion as the positive direction, the
problem indicates
v
=
−
0
.
82
c
(spaceship velocity) and
u
=+0
.
82
c
(micrometeorite velocity). We solve
for the velocity of the micrometeorite relative to the spaceship:
u
0
=
u
−
v
1
−
uv/c
2
=
0
.
82
c
−
(
−
0
.
82
c
)
1
−
(0
.
82)(
−
0
.
82)
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 Fall '08
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