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

Supersonic jets achieve maximum speeds of about (3 *10^6)*c.

a)During a time of 1 y =3.16*10^7 seconds on your clock, how much time would elapse on the pilot's clock?

b)How many minutes are lost by the pilots clock in 1 year of your time.

2. Relevant equations

delta(t)=delta(t')/(sqrt(1-v^2/c^2)^.5), where delta(t') is the proper time interval

the proper time would be the time elapse(delta(t')) on my clock and the time dilated (delta (t)) would be the pilot's clock.

3. The attempt at a solution

to solved the first problem, I would have to apply the equations I mentioned and2 and solved delta(t). delta(t)= (3.16e7)/(sqrt(1-(3e-6)^2)).

delta(t)=31600000.0001422000000095985 seconds . So I say the time dilated on the pilot's clock is very negligble.

The second part of the question just asked the time difference between my clock time and the pilot clock's time and that results to be. delta(t)=.0001422000000095985 seconds =2.37e-5 minutes .

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