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in my other topic members on the forum helped me to understand time dilation by using Minkowski spacetime diagram. Now i would also need some assistance with explaining length contraction in Minkowski spacetime diagram.

I have observer Žiga in his frame ##x,ct## and observer Ranja, which is moving relative to Žiga with her frame ##x',ct'##. In my Minkowski diagram i have drawn both frames as Žiga sees them. I also added a meter sticks ##\Delta x## and ##\Delta x'## for each frame.

Q1:What do i have to add in the picture so i can show that to Žiga it seems Ranja's meter stick is shorter?

Q2:What do i have to add in the picture so i can show that to Ranja it seems Žiga's meter stick is shorter?

http://shrani.si/f/1M/12l/5VLNB8Y/minkowski.png [Broken]

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# Length contraction and Minkowski diagram

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