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would appear evident that the uncertainty in the speed of

any object is at most 3 * 10^8 m s

(a) What is the minimum uncertainty in the position

of an electron, given that we know nothing about

its speed except that it is slower than the speed of

light?

Known

(Δx)(Δp)=h/4∏ hence Δx=h/4∏(mass of e-)(velocity)

Mass of e-=9.10x10^-31 kg

Velocity is equal to 3x10^8 m s

I plug in my values and came up with 3.049 x10^-59meters

My answer seems a bit wonky..could you double check..and if wrong give me hints to solve properly...thank you

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