(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A rod of rest length L0 = 10.4 m moves with a speed v = 0.42c along the x axis. The rod makes an angle of q0 = 66.1° with respect to the x' axis (primed frame is moving with the rod). What is the length of the rod as measured by a stationary observer?

2. Relevant equations

L=L^{1}*(1/gamma)

3. The attempt at a solution

I have tried this several times, but can't seem to get it right.

L0=L^{1}=10.4

gamma=(1-.42^{2})^{-.5}

Just solved for L..but didn't work.

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# Homework Help: Length Contraction

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