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## Homework Statement

Prove that, in general, Dm = Ds / (1 - (v^2/c^2), where Dm is the relativistic density and Ds is the proper density

## Homework Equations

Dm = Ds / (1 - (v^2/c^2)

## The Attempt at a Solution

I really have no idea...

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Prove that, in general, Dm = Ds / (1 - (v^2/c^2), where Dm is the relativistic density and Ds is the proper density

Dm = Ds / (1 - (v^2/c^2)

I really have no idea...

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Mute

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So, to solve the problem, use the rules for how the mass and volume change when going to a relativistic frame.

That should get you started.

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Use the relativistic mass formula i.e. [tex]mass*\frac{1}{\sqrt{(1-(v/c)^2)}}[/tex] and likewise relativistic volume.

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