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TCP2315

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yes, i know this is physics. what is the formula for relativistic energy of an object? hence, what is the energy in MeV/c^2 of a 160 MeV/c a. electron, m=0.511 MeV/c^2 b. muon, m = 106 MeV/c^2 c. pion, m = 135 MeV/c^2 this is killing me haha, i dont understand the "of a 160 MeV/c"

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  1. TCP2315
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    good one man. but technically i said it was killing me. didnt say it killed me.

  2. bahrom7893
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    isn't E=mc^2 relativistic energy?

  3. TCP2315
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    yeah, but i cant figure out how to use that equation to get the answers, relativistic energy also equals, E= p^2c^2 +m^2c^4

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    i figured it out, the 160 MeV/c is the momentum so the second equation works, thanks anyways man!

  5. bahrom7893
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    great lol i think im done for today haha

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