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Pre-Calculus H
Unit 1 Problem Set
1a. Let c denote the speed of light (approximately 3.0 108 m/sec, or
186,000 mi/sec). In Einsteins theory of relativity, the Lorentz contracton
formula
v2
L = L0 1 2
c
specifies the relationship between (1)
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Pre-Calculus Unit 2 P.S.
Suppose that the point (a, b) is an arbitrary point on the graph of y =
1
in
x
the first quadrant. Prove that the area of the triangle formed by the tangent
line through ( a, b) and the coordinate axes is