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I Centre of mass velocity special relativity

  1. May 2, 2016 #1
    Why is it that the ZMF velocity is given by the total momentum of the system divided by the total energy?

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  3. May 2, 2016 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    That would be in units where c=1.
  4. May 3, 2016 #3
    Even so, where does this result come from?
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