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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Jill claims that her new rocket is long. As she flies past your house, you measure the rocket’s length and find that it is only What is Jill’s speed, as a fraction of ?

Jill have a speed

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Given Information

We have given that the length of the new rocket is .

We need to find Jill’s speed.

Step 2: Simply 


using formula:

Solve from equation (1)

Jill's speed is from speed of light

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