Explore BrainMass
Share

Electron Volt

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the solution, here!

What is the speed of a 300-eV proton? What is the speed of a 300-eV electron?

Key: 2.40x10^5, 1.03x10^7

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 19, 2018, 9:31 am ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/physics/electricity-magnetism/electron-volt-32479

Solution Preview

Assume that E = (1/2)mv^2 (meaning no relativistic effects)

v = (2E/m)^(1/2)

so then ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides step-by-step calculations for solving the speed of an electron and a proton.

$2.19