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

An electron has an initial velocity with an x component of zero, a y component of 17.2 km/s, a z component 20.7 km/s, and a constant acceleration of 1.95 x 1012 m/s2 in the positive x direction in a region in which uniform electric and magnetic fields are present. If the magnetic field has a magnitude of 378 µT and is in the positive x direction, find the (a)x, (b)y, and (c)z components of the electric field. Give your answers in V/m

2. Relevant equations

F = q(E + v x B) = ma

E = (ma/q) + B x V

3. The attempt at a solution

E = [(9.11E-31 kg*1.95E12 m/s) / -1.60E-19 C] + (378 uT)i x [(17.2 km/s)j + (20.7 km/s)k]

this may seem silly, but I can't remember how to solve for each x, y, and z component now...

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# Electron velocity and unit vector notation

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