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What am I doing wrong while proving time dilation?

  1. Feb 7, 2016 #1

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    The time between the events in the unprimed frame is ##t_c-t_a##, the event B has nothing to do with it.

    Also, please do not post pictures like this. Type it into the post instead, the images are impossible to quote.
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    ##\Delta t=t_c-t_a##, not ##t_c-t_b##.
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