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Homework Help: Electron Orbits

  1. Mar 22, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    An electron orbits in a 5.76 mT field with an angular momentum of 6.10 x 10-26 kg m2/s. What is the radius of the orbit (in m)?

    2. Relevant equations
    F = mv2/r
    F= QRB

    3. The attempt at a solution
    MV2/r = qrb
    v = wr
    so i plugged and my answer is still wrong .any help please
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  3. Mar 22, 2010 #2


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    Can you show us exactly what you plugged into what and how? Then we should be able to help you.
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