Hey everyone, Im doing relativisitc physics right now, and in my notes the following formula was derived.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]t' = t\sqrt{1- \frac{v^2}{c^2}} [/tex]

they use two main pictures to describe this, http://aci.mta.ca/Courses/Physics/4701/EText/TimeDilation.html [Broken] they are.

I am just wondering if there is another way to arrive at this equation, and if there is not, what is the...least complicated way of getting this equation, am I correct to assume it is fairly standard?

-thanks

Mark

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# Homework Help: Trying to derive the time dilation formula

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