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Velocity and time of Frame of Reference

  1. May 16, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The space and time coordinates of two events measured in the frame S are as follows:
    Event 1: x1 =x0, t1 =x0/c, y1 =0, z1 =0
    Event2: x2 =2x0, t2=x0/2c, y2 =0, z2 =0
    (a) There exists a frame in which these events occur at the same time. Find the velocity of
    this frame with respect to S.
    (b) What is the value of t at which both events occur in the new frame?


    2. Relevant equations
    Lorentz transformation equations
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorentz_transformation" [Broken]


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I think you just use the Lorentz transformation equations in the above link, but I wasn't sure.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 4, 2017
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