In the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, an electron moves in a circular path around a proton. The speed of the electron is approximately 2.15  106 m/s.(a) Find the force acting on the electron as it revolves in a circular orbit of radius 0.528 ✕ 10−10 m.magnitude     Ndirection     (b) Find the centripetal acceleration of the electron.magnitude     m/s2direction

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In the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, an electron moves in a circular path around a proton. The speed of the electron is approximately 2.15  106 m/s.

(a) Find the force acting on the electron as it revolves in a circular orbit of radius 0.528 ✕ 10−10 m.
magnitude      N
direction      

(b) Find the centripetal acceleration of the electron.
magnitude      m/s2
direction      
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v 2.15x10 m/s r 0.528x 10-10 m m 9.109x103 kg

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Force when the electron revolves in circular orbit around the proton is given by:

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my F =

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Now, plugging the given...

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(9.109x103 kg)(2.15x10 m/s) F = (0.528x 1010 m) F 7.9750x 10 N

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