# Lorentz factor

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The **Lorentz factor** is a calculation adopted by the Theory of Relativity to predict the theoretical increase in inertia by a particle as its speed becomes very large, usually expressed by the Greek letter gamma:

The **Lorentz factor** is a calculation adopted by the Theory of Relativity to predict the theoretical increase in inertia by a particle as its speed becomes very large, usually expressed by the Greek letter gamma: