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Time Dilation, Spaceship Problem!

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Okay is it this: 4.42718873898?
 
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:( it's about 3am and my mind tend to drift.
How about this 44.2718870949
 

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Go sit somewhere, relax and then do it Rookie. :smile:
 
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Okay, okay give me some time I'll be back with a new answer!
 
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t' / √1 - ( v / c )2

t' = 14
14 / √1 - ( v / c )2

14 / √ 1 - ( 269813212 / 299792458 )2
√ 1 - ( 269813212 / 299792458 )2
( 269813212 / 299792458 )2 =0.80999999879
14 / √ 1 - 0.80999999879
1 - 0.80999999879 = 0.19000000121
14 / √ 0.19000000121
√ 0.19000000121 = 0.43588989574
14 / 0.43588989574 = 32.1182026398
Answer = 32.1182026398

Please be right ;(
 
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Yes, now it is correct. Taking the time to solve the equation step by step can save you a lot of time and grief.
 
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So the answer is t=32.1 years. Don't forget the units and avoid excessive number of significant figures.
 
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THANK YOU SUCH MUCH GUYS! Really thank you. I can now sleep in ease. I will remember to properly solve the equation step by step on my exam!
 
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So the answer is t=32.1 years. Don't forget the units and avoid excessive number of significant figures.
Sure thing. Thank you.
 
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THANK YOU SUCH MUCH GUYS! Really thank you. I can now sleep in ease. I will remember to properly solve the equation step by step on my exam!
You're welcome.
 

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