BuyFindarrow_forward

College Physics

1st Edition
Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

College Physics

1st Edition
Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

Unreasonable Results

(a) Find the value of γ for the following situation. An astronaut measures the length of her spaceship to be 25.0 m, while an Earth-bound observer measures it to be 100 m. (b) What is unreasonable about this result? (c) Which assumptions are unreasonable or inconsistent?

To determine

(a)

The value ofγfor the following situation. An astronaut measures the length of her spaceship to be 25.0 m, while an Earth-bound observer measures it to be 100 m.

Explanation

Given info:

  c=3×108 ms1

  L100 m

  L025 m

Formula used:

For length calculation, the relation between length and relativistic factor is

  L0γ

To determine

(b)

Tell about the unreasonable about this result.

To determine

(c)

About the assumptions are unreasonable or inconsistent.

Introduction:

Relativistic factor is the relation of the value of velocity of observer with relating with the velocity of the light

  γ11v2c2.

Explanation:

Value of the length L is less than the value of L0is unreasonable assumption in this question.

Conclusion:

Thus, the value of the length L is less than the value of L0is unreasonable assumption in this question.

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Additional Science Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts

Show solutions add

Amino adds are linked together to form a protein strand by peptide bonds. essential amino acid bonds. side chai...

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

Why are mathematical results rounded?

An Introduction to Physical Science

How many autosomes are present in a body cell of a human being? In a gamete?

Human Heredity: Principles and Issues (MindTap Course List)

In which domain and kingdom are humans classified?

Biology: The Dynamic Science (MindTap Course List)