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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027
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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027

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Chapter 26, Problem 6P
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An astronaut at rest on Earth has a heart rate of 70. beats/min. When the astronaut is traveling in a spaceship at 0.90c, what will this rate be as measured by (a) an observer also in the ship and (b) an observer at rest on Earth?

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Chapter 26 Solutions

College Physics
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