1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A muon with a kinetic energy of 200 ± 0.05 MeV is produced in a linear accelerator. The rest mass of the muon is 106 MeV/c2. (a) Calculate the speed of the muon (in units of c), (b) Calculate the linear momentum (in units of eV/c), (c) How long does it live during the measurement? (d) Find the lifetime of the muon. (e) What is the distance traveled by muon in laboratory before it disappears (use c = 3 x 108 m/s)? Could this distance be measured? (f) For identifying a muon what method do you think that is better: (1) based on measurements of energy or (2) based on measurements of distance? Why? I am having trouble with part c 2. Relevant equations (1 stands for naught) E = E1 + K deltaE dot deltaT = h (I dont understand this equation) deltaT = h/deltaE 3. The attempt at a solution I found this and the solution online I understand part a and b then answers are respectivley v=.938c and p=287MeV/c. It is part c that im struggling with this is what my instructor does he says deltaE dot deltaT = h which isnt on my equation sheet so im not sure about this. Then he states E = K + E1 remains constant, then sets deltaE=deltaK = .1MeV I think I understand where he got the equality part and I think I get how he got .1 I assume he did this .05-(-.05) = .1 = deltaK = deltaE. But I am not sure as to why he did this. Then deltaT = h/deltaE = (6.58e-16 eV.s)/(1e5 eV) = 6.58e-21s. How the heck did he obtain 6.58e-16 I am confused?