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

An electron has an initial velocity of 5 ×

105 m/s in the x direction. It enters a uni-

form electric field ~E = (440 N/C) ˆj which is

in the y direction.

The charge and mass of an electron are

1.6×10−19 C and 9.11×10−31 kg, respectively.

Find the acceleration of the electron.

Answer in units of m/s2.

2. Relevant equations

F=eq

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried using those two equations and coming up with a = Eq/m, but thats not the correct answer!

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# Homework Help: Help with electron in electric field problem!

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