# Worksheet: Relativistic Velocity Transformation

In this worksheet, we will practice applying Lorentz transformation to determine the velocities of objects moving relative to each other at relativistic speeds.

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Suppose a spaceship heading directly away from the Earth at can shoot a canister at relative to the ship.

What is the velocity of the canister relative to Earth if it is shot directly at Earth?

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What is the velocity of the canister relative to Earth if it is shot directly away from Earth?

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**Q4: **

Two planets are on a collision course, heading directly toward each other at a speed of . A spaceship sent from one of the planets approaches the other planet at a speed of as measured in the reference frame of the other planet. What is the speed of the ship relative to its planet of origin?

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