An elctron moving through an electric field experiences an acceleration of 5.4 x 10^3 m/s^2. Find the electric force acting on the electron.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I think the equation F=ma may be used and maybe E=F/qsubo Do I need to use the fundamental charge to find an answer? using the fundamental charge of 1.60x10^-19.

My attempt at a solution is:

F=ma

F=(5.4x10^3)(1.60x10^-19)

F=86.4x10^-16 N/C

is that correct? The fundamental charge was not given in the question. Is this even the correct way to find the solution?

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# Electric force acting on an electron

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