Matter & Interactions 2nd ed. Practice Problems
Aaron Titus | High Point University
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15d0001     Speed of a proton and electron interacting with a charged sphere.     15d0001
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The charged sphere shown below has a net positive charge of 1 nC and is very massive compared to a single proton.


Figure: A charged sphere.

  1. What is the speed of a proton at point 2 if it is moving to the right with a speed of at point 1?
  2. What is the speed of a proton at point 2 if it is moving to the left with a speed of at point 1?
  3. What is the speed of an electron at point 2 if it is moving to the right with a speed of at point 1?