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

A muon is traveling with a speed of v = 2.995x10^8 m/s. Calculate the value of the dilated lifetime for this muon. Assume that the speed of light is c = 3.000 x 108 m/s and that the proper lifetime of the muon is 1.500 x 10-6 s.

Note: Do your calculations to 4 significant figures. Then round off to give an answer good to 3 significant figures. Be sure to include the correct abbreviation for the SI unit.

2. Relevant equations

Dilated lifetime

delta t = delta t_{0}/ [sqrt 1 - (v^{2}/c^{2})]

3. The attempt at a solution

How do I incorparoate the proper lifetime of the muon (1.500x10^{-6}sec)?

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# Homework Help: Calculate DILATED LIFETIME of muon traveling close to speed of light

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