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    Using the relativistic expression for total energy E and the magnitude p of the momentum of a particle

    a) Show that the two quantities are related by E^2=(p^2)(c^2)+[m(c^2)]^2

    b) Use this expression to determine the linear momentum of a proton with a kinetic energy of 1000MeV.

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