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Homework Help: A bound quark-antiquark pair

  1. Feb 19, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A bound quark-antiquark pair is a ________ while a bound quark triplet is a ________

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I think that a bound quark-antiquark pair is a baryon while a bound quark triplet is a meson.

    Where can I find a mathematical equation to back that statement up?
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  3. Feb 19, 2010 #2


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    Other way round.

    You don't need any equations. "Meson" and "baryon" are just names.
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