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Posted by **ronnette** on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 7:21pm.

Equation for length contraction

L = L' * √ (1 - v2/c2)

Where:

L = The length of the spaceship as seen by the observer

L' = The proper length of the spaceship

v = The velocity of the spaceship

c = The speed of light.

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**drwls**, Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 8:39pmYou have already answered the question. Use the length contraction formula.

L = L' * (1 - v^2/c^2)

= L'* sqrt(0.2604)

= 0.51 L'

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