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Homework Help: Lorentz Transformation

  1. Sep 13, 2011 #1
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    In traditional way, we need to find velocity first, then use s=vt and done.
    But this time, it moves in high speed, it seems it doesn't work.
    So what can I do this time?
     

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  3. Sep 14, 2011 #2
    Well, have you tried applying the Lorentz transformations?
     
  4. Sep 14, 2011 #3
    We need to know the speed to apply Lorentz transformation.
    Isn't it?
     
  5. Sep 14, 2011 #4

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    Indeed you do. You can work out the speed of the proton with the information given (total energy and rest energy).
     
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