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Calculate the particle energy in a collision

  1. Aug 3, 2017 #21
    I used that because the question asks for the energy of the incoming proton. Or, I have to equate the total energy before and after collision. Get p in terms of all particle masses and put it back to the equation for the energy E of the incoming proton.
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  2. Aug 3, 2017 #22


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    You'll have to use conservation of energy to find the answer.
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