Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 35 - Think and Rank: 48

Answer

Speed of spaceship, fastest to slowest: C, B, A.

Work Step by Step

The greater the speed, the greater the factor by which the length is contracted. Meterstick C is measured to be the shortest, and meterstick A is measured to be the longest. This is discussed on pages 675-676.
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