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Santiago stands on the ground as Miriam flies directly toward him in her spaceship at 0.5c. She fires a small rocket directly toward Santiago that flies at a speed of 0.8c relative to her spaceship. According to Santiago, the speed of the rocket is
B. faster than c but slower than 1.3c
D. faster than 0.8c but slower than c
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