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The motion of charged particles

A CHARGED particle can be moved by a gravity, because it has mass, and by the electrostic force. However, gravitational effects are so small that they are ignored in the motions analysis.


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1. What path would the electron follow?
2. What are the x and y coordinates of the electron after 10ns? Assume is starts at 0,0.

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1. What is the proton’s change in velocity after 10 us?

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