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Magnitude and Direction - Electrons and Protons

What are the magnitude and direction of the electric field that balances the weight of an
(a) electron and
(b) a proton?

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To balance the weight of an charged particle by an electrical field, we can derive the equation as

mg=qE

where m is the mass of the particle and q is the amount of ...

Solution Summary

This solution calculates the magnitude and direction of the electric field that can balance weights of electrons and protons.

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