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A nucleus at rest undergoes spontaneous radioactive decayby emitting an electron of momentum 1.73 MeV/c and at right angle to to the direction of electron, a neutrino of momentum 1 MeV/c.Find the direction and momentum of the recoiling nucleus.

Here c is the velocity of light.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I CAN do this...but I am wondering if we are to employ the relativistic momentum concept...

Can anyone clarify?

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