I'm doing a class on special relativity and when doing some problems, I'm never sure whether I should be using the Lorentz transformations (Eg. x' = γ(x-vt) or t'=γ(t- (v/c^2)x)) or the Time dilation and Length contraction equations to find t or x! Can anyone explain if there's any way of knowing or am I missing something really simple?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Lorentz Transformations or Dilation/Contraction?

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