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First, I'd like to thanks this forum for helping this much and so far.

I have a question about Lorentz Transformation. Lots of questions actually

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorentz_transformation#Boost_in_the_x-direction

Instead of using t and x, I'd like to use t_{a}and x_{a}, and instead of using t' and x' I'd like to use t_{b}and x_{b}

So here is the equation.

##t_b = \gamma(t_a - \frac{v_ax}{c^2})##

##x_b = \gamma(x - v_at_a)##

##y_b = y_a##, won't be used

##z_b = z_a##, won't be used

okay...

##\gamma \text{ is } \frac{1}{\sqrt{1-\frac{v_a^2}{c^2}}}##

Before I go any further, can I just use 2 dimensions?

1 time and 1 spatial (x), without y and z?

And after this thread, I'd like to go back to my previous threads to understand them

Twin Paradox asymmetry

Twin Paradox symmetry

Motion in space

Lorentz and Doppler

Universe Frame of Reference.

But before those, I'd like to understand Lorentz first.

Thanks

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