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Relativistic Electrons Problem

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Two relativistic electrons are ejected simultaneously from a piece of potassium in opposite directions each is traveling with a speed of 0.5c with respect to the metal.

a) what is the velocity of electron 1 with respect to electron 2?
b) what is the velocity of electron 2 with respect to electron 1?

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Suppose an object A is moving with a velocity v relative to an object B and B is moving with a velocity u relative to an object C.
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The solution explains how to find the velocity of two electrons with respect to each other in 112 words.