Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 37 - Relativity - Questions - Page 1144: 2a


$\Delta x$ will be negative.

Work Step by Step

The spatial separation, $\Delta x$, will be negative because it is measured from left to right. The sign is significant because it tells us the direction on the x-axis of $\Delta x$.
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