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

At some instant the velocity components of an electron moving between two charged parallel plates are vx = 1.6 x 105 m/s and vy = 3.8 x 103 m/s. Suppose the electric field between the plates is given by (120 N/C). In unit-vector notation, what are (a) the electron's acceleration in that field and (b) the electron's velocity when its x coordinate has changed by 1.4 cm?

2. Relevant equations

E = F / q

F = m*a

Vf = Vi + at

3. The attempt at a solution

First, I found the force by multiplying the electric field by the charge of the electron. I divided that force by the mass of the electron to find the acceleration and go it wrong. What should I do?

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# Homework Help: Velocity of Electron in an electric field

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