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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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At what speed, as a fraction of c, is the kinetic energy of a particle twice its Newtonian value?

The speed will be

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Step 1: Given information,

We have given, the relativistic kinetic energy of a particle is equal to twice its Newtonian value of kinetic energy.

We have to find the speed of the particle.

Step 2: Simplify 

Since,

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