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    Isolating

    M = K / ((1 - (V^2/C^2) )^1/2)

    Isolate V.

    I just don't get this one
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    Re: Isolating

    Swuare both sides, multiply by C^2 and see where that gets you...
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    Re: Isolating

    Thanks man!
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    Re: Isolating

    Quote Originally Posted by TheChaz View Post
    Swuare both sides, multiply by C^2 and see where that gets you...
    Chazzy, the Wolfram solution contains SQRT(c^2 m^2 - c^2 k^2):
    any idea why they don't simplify that to: cSQRT(m^2 - k^2) ?
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    Re: Isolating

    No idea, but it wouldn't be *just* C, but rather
    |C|
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    Re: Isolating

    Quote Originally Posted by TheChaz View Post
    No idea, but it wouldn't be *just* C, but rather
    |C|
    Since c is the speed of light, it would be just c.
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    Re: Isolating

    Quote Originally Posted by alexmahone View Post
    Since c is the speed of light, it would be just c.
    Slow down, Alexander !
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    Re: Isolating

    Quote Originally Posted by alexmahone View Post
    Since c is the speed of light, it would be just c.
    No, c is the cardinality of the real numbers.
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