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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Two events in reference frame occur apart at the same point in space. The distance between the two events is in reference frame .

a. What is the time interval between the events in reference frame S′?

b. What is the velocity of relative to ?

a. The time interval between the events in the reference frame is .

b. The velocity of relative to is .

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Part (a) Step 1: Given Information

We need to find the time interval between the events in reference frame .

Part (a) Step 2: Simplify

Consider :

We finding time interval between the events in reference frame :

Part (b) Step 1: Given Information

We need to find the velocity of relative to .

Part (b) Step 2: Simplify

The velocity of relative to , as:

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