# Newtonian Solution to Compton Scattering

Partyzan

## Homework Statement

I need to derive the Compton scattering formula using Newtonian mechanics, I have it done in relativistic mechanics but cant get the Newtonian version.

## Homework Equations

the solution to the relativistic equation is

1=mc^2(1/E2-1/E1)+cos(theta)

for newtonian mechanics:

1=mc^2(1/E2-1/E1)+cos(theta)-(E1-E2)^2/2E1E2

## The Attempt at a Solution

i have no idea where to get started for the newtonian solution