Question

What are (a) the kinetic energy, (b) the rest energy, and (c) the total energy of a 1.10 g particle with a speed of 0.600 c ?

E_{kinetic}= ? J

E_{rest}= ? J

E_{total}=? J

Answer #1

Mass of the object, m = 1.10 g = 1.10*10^{-3} kg

Speed of the object v = 0.60c

Relativistic factor

**(b)**

Rest energy

Here c = speed of light = 3*10^8 m/s

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**(c)**

Total energy

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**(a)**

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