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

The problem can be found here;

http://www.physics.uprm.edu/~mark/courses/FISI3172_I2007/PracticeExamIII.pdf [Broken]

2. Relevant equations

Ok, ok. I made some reaserch, and I found that the;

radius of an ion orbit on a mass spectrometer = mv / qB

where m = mass, v = velocity, q = charge, B = magnetic field.

ok, now, if that holds true then;

m = rqB / v

3. The attempt at a solution

so, the answers are the following;

a) still don't know how the answer.

b) increases

c) increases

d) decreases

e) remain the same, since Temperature is not part of the equation, T will be a constant, and therefore the mass of the ions would stay the same?

Can anyone verify this? And help me with the answer to A?

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# Homework Help: Mass Spectrometer (B-field)

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