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Problem 75

In your spaceships reference frame, the distance from the Sun to Proxima Centauri is a. 2.4 light years. b. just under 4 light years. c. 4 light years. d. 5 light years.

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TegrityVideos: • Right triangle: Hypotenuse- side pop to right triangle 90 deg angle pathagorean theorem: c= sq rt(b^2 + c^2). (a^2+b^2=c^2) Trig Fxs:using angle theta on hyp and side • Cos= adj/hyp C^2=a^2-b^2-2abcosy • Sin=opp/hyp (Sin tan=sin/cos. Sin(^2)+cos(^2)=1 ‣ Cos 1 angle=sin...

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