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Simple simplifying problem

  1. May 7, 2007 #1
    Does anyone know the steps involved in reducing

    ((1+u/c)/(1-u/c))^0.5 - 1 = u/c ?
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  3. May 7, 2007 #2


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    It doesn't reduce since it isn't true.
  4. May 7, 2007 #3
    Yes I thought so, thanks!
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