# How Stationary Electron's Total Mass varies with Proximity to Each Other

How close would two stationary electrons have to be positioned so that their total mass is 8 times what it is when the electrons are very far apart?

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If the total mass is 8 times what it is when the electrons are very far apart, this means the mass increases by 7 times the actual mass ...

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The solution uses the concept of potential energy to form equations which are then worked through step-by-step to come to an answer.

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