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Velocity of light travelling at .5c

  1. Jul 26, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    on a spaceship travelling at .5c a torch is shone in the direction of the spacecraft. what is the lights velocity and why?


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Jul 26, 2010 #2

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    You posted this under the "homework" section and simply ignored the rest of the form. It's there for a reason- no one is going to do your homework for you. What course is this for? What have you learned about the speed of light and different 'frames of reference'?
     
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