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I'm looking over some common physics equations as a review for the course I'll be taking next semester, and for each equation, I'm coming across two equations for each, a relativistic and a non relativistic. The class I'll be taking will be on mechanics, inertia, etc., so I figure I'll only need to know the nonrelativistic equations. I'm just curious though, at what velocity do you start taking relativistic effects into account? Is there an accepted cutoff point, or do you just judge it based on the problem? Thanks in advance for any help with this