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Posted by Christina on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 10:55pm.

GIVEN: Two particles are created in a high-energy accelerator and move off in opposite directions. The speed of one particle, as measured in the laboratory, is 0.580c, and the speed of each particle relative to the other is 0.920c.

QUESTION: What is the speed of the second particle, as measured in the laboratory?

ANSWER: v= ???? c

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