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Problem 55 Hard Difficulty

An observer moving at a speed of 0.995 $c$ relative to a rod (Fig.P 26.55) measures its length to be 2.00 m and sees its length to be oriented at 30.0° with respect to its direction of motion. (a) What is the proper length of the rod? (b) What is the orientation angle in a reference frame moving with the rod?


a) 17.4 $\mathrm{m}$
b) $3.30^{\circ}$


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