Differentiate between the two masses in equation for relativistic mass

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how to differentiate between the two masses in equation for relativistic mass?
m= mo/sqroot 1-v^2/c^2 whats the difference between m and mo?

and what about for energy: eo and e?
 

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The mass of the object at rest is [tex]m_0[/tex] ("m not", the zero usually signifies initial state). The other [tex]m[/tex] is the mass at the velocity you are traveling.
 

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