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Rest Mass and Kinetic Energy

1. Can you express the rest mass of the electron in electron volts.

2. Compute the kinetic energy of
a.) an electron
b.) a proton traveling at .99c.

3. At what velocity (beta) does the kinetic energy of an electron equal its rest energy?

Solution Summary

This solution expresses a rest mass of an electron and computed the kinetic energy of an electron and proton

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