(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An event occurs in system K' at x' = 2 m, y' = 3.5 m, z' = 3.5 m, and t' = 0. System K' and K have their axes coincident at t = t' = 0, and system K' travels along the x axis of system K with a speed 0.92c. What are the coordinates of the event in system K?

2. Relevant equations

x' = [tex]\gamma[/tex](x-vt)

t' = [tex]\gamma[/tex](t-(v/c^2)x)

3. The attempt at a solution

I know that, as the system is not moving in either the y or z directions that y and z are the same, so y=3.5m and z=3.5m. I feel as though t should = 0, because in the problem statement it clearly says that "their axes coincident at t=t'=0 so if t'=0 then t should =0, but I've been told that's not right... I'm completely at a loss for x.

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# Homework Help: Basic S.T.R. problem. K vs K' systems.

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