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Homework Help: Is superimposing three velocities possible?

  1. Jan 29, 2009 #1
    each of which is greater than c/3? can it work?

    edit: i mean superposing* in the title
     
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  3. Jan 29, 2009 #2

    Hootenanny

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    I assume you are referring to the Lorentz transformations. Perhaps if you specified the situation you are thinking of we could be of more help.
     
  4. Jan 29, 2009 #3

    tiny-tim

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    Nope … if A thinks B is going north at c/2, and B thinks C is going north at c/2, and C thinks D is going north at c/2, then A still thinks D is going less than c (how much? :wink:)
     
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