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Homework Help: Relativistic mechanics

  1. Jan 31, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    http://picasaweb.google.com/RBWang1225/DropBox?pli=1&gsessionid=ZEGTyKIL2-jRa6hnTPGfxg#5432828568883584962 [Broken]

    http://picasaweb.google.com/RBWang1225/TheClassicalTheoryOfFileds#5432828592785160466 [Broken]
    2. Relevant equations
    http://picasaweb.google.com/RBWang1225/TheClassicalTheoryOfFileds#5432830645032272914 [Broken]

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Can solve the eq. (2) directly? I have tried, but failed.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 4, 2017
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  3. Jan 31, 2010 #2


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    It's difficult to read scanned images like this. Next time, please just make the effort to type out the relavant information yourself.

    Anyways, are you referring to the equation, [tex]\mathcal{E}^2(1-V^2\cos^2\theta)-2\mathcal{E}\mathcal{E}_0\sqrt{1-V^2}+\mathcal{E}_0^2(1-V^2)+V^2m^2\cos^2\theta=0[/itex] ?

    If so, just use the quadratic formula and post your work if you get stuck.
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