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mathslover
 3 years ago
What is the ratio of potential energy to total energy o electron?
mathslover
 3 years ago
What is the ratio of potential energy to total energy o electron?

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mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@akash123 @ganeshie8 @UnkleRhaukus @lgbasallote

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0total energy as in ; mass energy?

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a) 2 b) 2 c) 1 d) 1 @UnkleRhaukus can't say exactly

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i dont think negative energy makes much sense in this question

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, since total energy and potential energy both are \(ve\) and their ratio will be positive... (for electron)

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how is either negative/?

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well since : 2 potential energy = total energy

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0should the answer be 2 : 1 ? Well @UnkleRhaukus In the case of electron, both are negative

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont know what you mean

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0total energy = ve potential energy =  ve and hence : their ratio will be +ve

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hartnn and @lgbasallote any suggestions/ideas ?

Jemurray3
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I assume you're basing this on an electron orbiting a nucleus (which you need to say, otherwise this doesn't make any sense), in which case the virial theorem states that on the average, \[2T = U \] where T is the kinetic energy and U is the potential energy. The total energy is thus \[ E = T + U = \frac{1}{2}U + U = \frac{1}{2}U \]

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OK very right .. so the answer is 2 ?

Jemurray3
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The ratio of total energy to potential energy is 1/2, but the ration of potential energy to total energy is 2.

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol I changed the question wrong
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