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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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A proton’s speed as it passes point A is 50,000 m/s. It follows the trajectory shown in FIGURE P25.43. What is the proton’s speed at point B? A proton’s speed as it passes point A is 50,000 m/s. It follows the trajectory shown in FIGURE P25.43. What is the proton’s speed at point B?

The value of proton’s speed at the point B is

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Step 1: Speed of photon

The potential energy and kinetic energy at the A point

The potential energy and kinetic energy at the B point

Step 2: Calculation 

On the basis of conservation theory

Applying all data

Therefore, the speed of the proton is

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