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I have a question to answer but am struggling to even start it. The question is basically an atom absorbs a photon (energy E), rest mass of atom is m, find recoil velocity in terms of E and m after absorbtion.

2. Relevant equations

i think i need th emomentum of the photon which i believe is p = m(rel) * c and rest mass of atom m = E/c^2 but that is as far as i get.

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Recoil velocity of atom interms of mass and energy

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