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## rubyred2012 3 years ago Estimate the wavelength (in nm) of such a proton moving at 2.81x10^8 m/s (mass of a proton = 1.673x10^-27 kg).

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1. rivermaker

$E = \frac{1}{2}m v^2$ where m is the mass and v is the velocity $E = \frac{hv}{\lambda}$ $where \lambda$ is the wavelength. You can equate the two expressions for E, cancel the v and express the wavelength interms of h, m and v

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