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Question: 

Two spaceships leave Earth in opposite directions, each with a speed of 0.60c with respect to Earth.

  1. What is the velocity of spaceship 1 relative to spaceship 2?
  2. What is the velocity of spaceship 2 relative to spaceship 1?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 
  1. $0.882c$
  2. $-0.882c$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 26, Problem 48

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Chapter 26, Problem 48 is solved.

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