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

A proton has mass 1.7 x 10^{-27}kg. What is the magnitude of the impulse required in the direction of motion to increase its speed from 0.995c to 0.998c?

2. Relevant equations

gamma=1/sqrt(1-(v/c)^{2})

p=gamma*mass*velocity

3. The attempt at a solution

(1.7 x 10^{-27}* 15.82 * 0.998 * 3x10^{8}) - (1.7 x 10^{-27}* 15.82 * 0.995 * 3x10^{8})

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# Homework Help: What is the magnitude of the impulse

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