How they get to the 3rd equation

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I don't understand hLink how they get to the 3rd equation... I'm completely lost...
 

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(f-f0)/f0=(1-(v/c)2/2)/(1-v/c)-1
(f=frequency, v=velocity)

Simplify right hand side to get:(v/c-(v/c)2/2)/(1-v/c)

Assume v<<c, you end up with v/c.
 

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