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    Distance covered by electron in electric field.

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    An electron with a speed of 2.0 x 10^6 m/s moves into a uniform electric field of 500 N/C that is parallel to the electron's motion. How far does the electron move before coming to rest? (me= 9.11 x 10^-31 kg, e= 1.6 x 10 -19 C).

    (Change in Kinetic Energy = change in Electrical Potential Energy)

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    An electron with a speed of 2.0 x 10^6 m/s moves into a uniform electric field of 500 N/C that is parallel to the electron's motion. How far does the electron move before coming to rest? (me= 9.11 x 10^-31 kg, e= 1.6 x 10 -19 C) ...

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    The solution deals with determination of the distance covered by an electron in an electric field before coming to rest. A good example to learn energy considerations in electric field.

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