In the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, the speed of the electron is approximately 2.15 × 106 m/s. Find the central force acting on the electron as it revolves in a circular orbit of radius 5.2 × 10−11 m. Answer in units of N. Find the centripetal acceleration of the electron. Answer in units of m/s 2 .

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In the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, the speed of the electron is approximately 2.15 × 106 m/s. Find the central force acting on the electron as it revolves in a circular orbit of radius 5.2 × 10−11 m. Answer in units of N. Find the centripetal acceleration of the electron. Answer in units of m/s 2 .

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The force acting on t...

mv2
Fc
(9.1x1031 kg (2.15x 10 m/s)
(5.2x10m
=8.08 x10- N
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mv2 Fc (9.1x1031 kg (2.15x 10 m/s) (5.2x10m =8.08 x10- N

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