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Suppose on a spacetime diagram, an event happens at x=-4, t=5 and another event happens at x=0 and t=6. If there is a frame such that the two events happen simultaneously, what would the relative speed of that frame be?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I know this interval is spacelike ( between the two events) but the answer says Relative speed=Beta=Delta(t)/Delta(x)=0.25 But I do not understand why is the speed=time over distance here?

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# Spacetime diagram problem (spacelike intervals)

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