Inside a vacuum tube, an electron is in the presence of a uniform electric field with a magnitude of 305 N/C. (a)What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the electron (in m/s2)?  (b)The electron is initially at rest. What is its speed (in m/s) after 1.05 ✕ 10−8 s?

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Inside a vacuum tube, an electron is in the presence of a uniform electric field with a magnitude of 305 N/C.
 
(a)
What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the electron (in m/s2)?
 
 
(b)
The electron is initially at rest. What is its speed (in m/s) after 1.05 ✕ 10−8 s?
 
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(a) The magnitude of the acceleration of the electron is

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Substitute the value in equation (1) to fin...

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(1.6x 10-C)(305N/C) (9.1x103kg) = 5.36x10 m/s

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