# Chap R SM - Chapter R Relativity Conceptual Problems 1 You...

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Chapter R 1052 4 [SSM] If event A occurs prior to event B in some frame, might it be possible for there to be a second reference frame in which event B occurs prior to event A? If so, give an example. If not, explain why not. Determine the Concept Yes. Let L and T be the distance and time between the two events in reference frame 1. If L cT , then something moving at a speed less than or equal to c could travel from the location of event A to the location of event B in a time less than T . Thus, it is possible that event A could cause event B. For events like these, causality demands that event A must precede event B in
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## This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course PHYSICS 122 taught by Professor Goussiou during the Spring '12 term at University of Washington.

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