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# Length Contraction

## As the velocity of an object approaches the speed of light it appears to change length to a stationary observer.

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## The Relativity of Length - Overview

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Overview

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## The Relativity of Length - Example 2

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Determining the observed length of an object in a fixed frame of reference using the equation L = L[0] √ (1- (v^(2)/c^(2)))

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• Video

## The Relativity of Length - Example 1

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Recognizing how the perceived length of an object changes as it approaches the speed of light

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• Flashcards

## Length Contraction Flashcards

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These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Length Contraction.

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