OK, I've found a great explanation of the derivation of the Lorentz transformation, with(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

x' = γ [ x - v t ]

t' = γ [ t - ( v / c^{2}) x ]

so if I take the other term as0, there is

x'( t = 0 ) = γ x

t'( x = 0 ) = γ t

but the problem is that the time dilation & length contraction use reciprocals of each other, but these transforms use the same

0 → proper

v → relativistic

Δt_{v}= γ Δt_{0}

L_{v}= ( 1 / γ ) L_{0}

What am I interpreting wrong here?

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# How to get time dilation & length contraction from Lorentz transform?

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