(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two twins, Bill and Ben are 30.0 years old and they leave Earth for a distant planet 12.0 light years away. The twins depart at the same time on Earth, and travel in different space ships. Bill travels at 0.93c, while Ben travels at 0.70c. What is the difference between their ages when Ben arrives on the new planet ?

3. The attempt at a solution

I am new to Special Relativity and therefore do not have a great knowledge about the topic however I think this question is related to the twin paradox ? Therefore it would also have to do with time dilation which follows the formula t'= t / √ 1 - v^2/c^2 .

I don't know how to start solving this problem and therfore any help and ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Thankyou in adavance !!!~

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