# Alternate Derivation of Time Dilation Equation

Please find problem about an alternate derivation of the time dilation equation based on light pulse travel along an axis attached.

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a.)

See attached graph.

b.)

Time taken by light pulse to travel from A to M,

dt1 = Lo/c

Time taken by light pulse to travel from M to A,

dt2 = Lo/c

Hence,

total time in frame s,

dt = dt1 + dt2 = 2*Lo/c ...

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