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A rectangular box at rest in S' has sides a'=2m, b'=2m, c'=4m. The side c' is parallel to z' axis of S'; the side b' forms an angle 45deg with x' axis of S'. S' moves with v=0.5c with respec to S, along its x axis. Find the volume of the box in S and S'.

2. Relevant equations

gamma= 1/sqrt(1-v^2/c^2)

gamma= Lp / L

V=l*w*d

3. The attempt at a solution

gamma = 1.33333

L(a') = 1.06066

V(S') = 12m^3

V(S) = 16m^3

am I right about S' ??

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