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## Main Question or Discussion Point

On this page http://www.patent-invent.com/electricity/inventions/special_relativity_1.html [Broken]

you are given that in a certain scenario

-(cT)

then it says Hence:

t=[tex]\frac{T}{\sqrt{1-v^{2}/c^{2}}}[/tex]

But this doesn't rearrange to that equation, and I don't like taking formulae as fact without seeing them derived or working them out for myself.

Obviously with next to no knowledge about special relativity at the moment, I stand no chance of deriving it for myself so can anyone point me to where it is shown, or maybe even do it?

you are given that in a certain scenario

-(cT)

^{2}= (vt)^{2}- (ct)^{2}then it says Hence:

t=[tex]\frac{T}{\sqrt{1-v^{2}/c^{2}}}[/tex]

But this doesn't rearrange to that equation, and I don't like taking formulae as fact without seeing them derived or working them out for myself.

Obviously with next to no knowledge about special relativity at the moment, I stand no chance of deriving it for myself so can anyone point me to where it is shown, or maybe even do it?

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