(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Ok, question is: " Calculate the de Broglie wavelength for an electron that has kinetic energy a)50.0 eV b) 50.0 keV and c) 3.00 eV d) What If? A photon has energy 3.00 eV. Find its wavelength.

2. Relevant equations

E=hf

1/2 m(v^2)

*lambda* = planck's constant / momentum

3. The attempt at a solution

Was just going to use E = hf then find wavelength from f, but realized that v is unknown unless I can use classical equation K=1/2m(v^2) but I was not sure I can do this??? If I can, problem is easy, if I can't... will need some help... Thanks!

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# Homework Help: De Broglie Wavelength of Electron

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