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Homework Help: Relative Acceleration Across a Potential Difference

  1. Aug 2, 2009 #1
    Electrons are accelerated from rest through a potential difference of 277000 .

    a) What is the final speed predicted classically? in m/s

    b) What is the final speed predicted relativistically? in m/s
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  3. Aug 2, 2009 #2


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    Can you show what you've tried so far to get to the solution?
  4. Aug 2, 2009 #3
    I don't even know where to start.
  5. Aug 2, 2009 #4
    What is the energy gained by the electron?
  6. Aug 3, 2009 #5
    This is all of the information I have, If I knew any other information I would have included it in the question.
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