Test: AP Physics 2

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A student on the Earth observes a spaceship moving at a considerable fraction of the speed of light. As a result of the spaceship's motion, the student observes that the clocks aboard the spaceship are running slower than when the spaceship was on the Earth. When a student aboard the spaceship observes the student's clock on the Earth, what effect will he notice on the rate of the Earth-bound clock?

The Earth-bound clock runs at the same rate

The Earth-bound clock first runs fast, then slow

The Earth-bound clock appears to run faster

The Earth-bound clock appears to run slower

The Earth-bound clock first runs slow, then fast

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