An atomic nucleus at rest decays radioactively into an alpha particle and a nucleus smaller than the original. What will be the speed of this recoiling nucleus if the speed of the alpha particle is 2.20E+05 m/s? Assume the recoiling nucleus has a mass 54 times as great as that of the alpha particle.

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  1. 54M*V=M*2.2E5

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