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Homework Help: Collider Vs Fixed target accelerators

  1. Jul 6, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Using the actual charge of an electron and the mass of an electron,

    determine the velocity of an electron that has been accelerated across a potential difference of 100000 volts. (Hint: T.)

    2. Relevant equations
    unsure of the formula. idk where to find it

    3. The attempt at a solution
    all i know is that it should end wit qV joules, im pretty sure.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 6, 2010 #2
    Try conservation of energy. E(start) + Work(added) = E(end). Think about what kinds of energy are involved.
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