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Do length contraction and time dilation occur at ordinary speeds (120 km/hr)?

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Do length contraction and time dilation occur at ordinary speeds (120 km/hr)?

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This is an interesting question. The answer is that yes it can, but if you do the following calculation:

120km/h = 33.3 m/s

L = L' (1 - ...

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The solution carefully explains the problem. The length contraction and time dilation occurring at ordinary speeds are determined.

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