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An electron enters midway through a uniform electric field of 198 N/C at an initial velocity of 416 m/s, as shown in the diagram. If the plates are separated by a distance of 2.02 cm, how far along the xaxis will the electron hit the bottom plate.
 2 years ago
An electron enters midway through a uniform electric field of 198 N/C at an initial velocity of 416 m/s, as shown in the diagram. If the plates are separated by a distance of 2.02 cm, how far along the xaxis will the electron hit the bottom plate.

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nj1202
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have an anwer, but for some reason i'm feeling it doesn't make sense... and that's not good cuz i'm learning this too and i can't even remember how exactly xD

jatasia
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well any help is fine with me :)

jatasia
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh i see do i have to convert any numbers

nj1202
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well everything seems alright as given. But i just ran another vertical displacement equation and if we substitute in the horizontal d i just found above, it doesn't reach the plate... so the above is not correct..

nj1202
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this like an online thing where it tells you if you're right?

nj1202
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, well let's work through this, it'll help us both. First we should find the acceleration of the electron, obviously in the y direction.

jatasia
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would we do the same for the x

nj1202
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not necessary i don't think. the particle will move at constant velocity forever in the horizontal, so i think we just need vertical here. now we need the time to get a position.

nj1202
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think this might be right xD but check it out.

jatasia
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ok... and nope im not sure exactly whats not adding up though

nj1202
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know.. i followed what i think i'd do. idk what else to try xD

jatasia
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0me neither suppose im hopeless lol
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