# 3. What is the magnitude of the electric field strength E such that an electron, when placed in the field, would experience an electrical force equal to its weight?

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3. What is the magnitude of the electric field strength E such that an electron, when placed in the field, would experience an electrical force equal to its weight? What electric field strength E is required if the electron is replaced by a proton
2. ### Physics

What must the charge (sign and magnitude) of a particle of mass 1.48g be for it to remain stationary when placed in a downward-directed electric field of magnitude 670N/C ? What is the magnitude of an electric field in which the electric force on a proton is equal in magnitude...

An electron is placed in a vertical electric field directed upward and of intensity E=5v/m. Compare the weight of the electron to the electrostatic force to which it is submitted. Deduce. Gravitational field strength: g=9.8m/s^2 Thanks.
4. ### Vectors Math

The magnetic force (Vector FM)on a particle in a magnetic field is found by Vector FM = Vector I × Vector B, Vector I is the charge multiplied by the velocity of a charged particle and Vector B the strength of the magnetic field, in Tesla (T). An electron accelerates from ...
5. ### Vectors Math

The magnetic force (Vector FM)on a particle in a magnetic field is found by Vector FM = Vector I × Vector B, Vector I is the charge multiplied by the velocity of a charged particle and Vector B the strength of the magnetic field, in Tesla (T). An electron accelerates from ...
6. ### Vectors

The magnetic force (Vector FM)on a particle in a magnetic field is found by Vector FM = Vector I × Vector B, Vector I is the charge multiplied by the velocity of a charged particle and Vector B the strength of the magnetic field, in Tesla (T). An electron accelerates from ...
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An electron is accelerated through a uniform electric field of magnitude 2.5x10^2 N/C with an initial speed of 1.2x10^6 m/s parallel to the electric field. a) Calculate the work done on the electron by the field when the electron has travelled 2.5 cm in the field. b) Calculate...
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An electron is accelerated through a uniform electric field of magnitude 2.5x10^2 N/C with an initial speed of 1.2x10^6 m/s parallel to the electric field. a) Calculate the work done on the electron by the field when the electron has travelled 2.5 cm in the field. b) Calculate...
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What must the charge (sign and magnitude) of a particle of mass 1.47g be for it to remain stationary when placed in a downward-directed electric field of magnitude 690N/C ? Use 9.81m/s2 for the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity. PART B What is the magnitude of an ...
10. ### Math

An electron accelerates from rest to the right, in a horizontally directed electric field. The electron then leaves the electric field at a speed of 4.0 × 106, entering a magnetic field of magnitude 0.20 T (Tesla) directed into the screen. Calculate the magnitude and ...
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An electron moving through an electric field experiences an acceleration of 6.1 multiplied by 103 m/s2. (a) Find the electric force acting on the electron. (b) What is the strength of the electric field?
12. ### College Physics

A charged cloud system produces an electric field in the air near Earth's surface. A particle of charge -2.1 x 10-9 C is acted on by a downward electrostatic force of 4.3 x 10-6 N when placed in this field. (a) What is the magnitude of the electric field? (b) What is the ...
13. ### Analytical Physics II

A charged cloud system produces an electric field in the air near Earth's surface. A particle of charge -2.1 x 10-9 C is acted on by a downward electrostatic force of 4.3 x 10-6 N when placed in this field. (a) What is the magnitude of the electric field? (b) What is the ...

A thunderstorm has an electric field one night of 1.5 105 N/C. What is the magnitude of the electric force on an electron in such a field?
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A proton is placed in uniform electric field"E" what must be the magnitude and direction of electric field when electrostatic force is balanced by weight
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When an electron moves 2.5 m in the direction of an electric field, the change in electrical potential energy of the electron is 8x10-17J. What is the strength of the electric field that causes the change in potential energy? 320 N/C 200 N/C 20 N/C 3.2 N/C I'm clueless, but if...
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An electron travels at a speed of 4.0×104 m/s through a uniform magnetic field whose magnitude is 1.4×10−3 T. What is the magnitude of the magnetic force on the electron if its velocity and the magnetic field are perpendicular? F= N What is the magnitude of the ...
18. ### Physics Field Strength

An electron experiences an electric force of 0.75 nN. What's the field strength at its location? E= N/C How do I solve this problem?
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An electron is located within an electric field, with a strength of 800N/C. What is the magnitude of the force on the electron?
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1.)what is the magnitude of the force experienced by a proton moving at 3 km/s inside magnetic field of strength 0.05T 2.)an electron is moving at 2x10^5 m/s through a uniform magnetic field of 1.4x10^-3 T.what is the magnitude of magnetic force if the velocity of the electron...
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1.)what is the magnitude of the force experienced by a proton moving at 3 km/s inside magnetic field of strength 0.05T 2.)an electron is moving at 2x10^5 m/s through a uniform magnetic field of 1.4x10^-3 T.what is the magnitude of magnetic force if the velocity of the electron...
22. ### Math

1.)what is the magnitude of the force experienced by a proton moving at 3 km/s inside magnetic field of strength 0.05T 2.)an electron is moving at 2x10^5 m/s through a uniform magnetic field of 1.4x10^-3 T.what is the magnitude of magnetic force if the velocity of the electron...
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1.)what is the magnitude of the force experienced by a proton moving at 3 km/s inside magnetic field of strength 0.05T 2.)an electron is moving at 2x10^5 m/s through a uniform magnetic field of 1.4x10^-3 T.what is the magnitude of magnetic force if the velocity of the electron...
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1.)what is the magnitude of the force experienced by a proton moving at 3 km/s inside magnetic field of strength 0.05T 2.)an electron is moving at 2x10^5 m/s through a uniform magnetic field of 1.4x10^-3 T.what is the magnitude of magnetic force if the velocity of the electron...
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1.)what is the magnitude of the force experienced by a proton moving at 3 km/s inside magnetic field of strength 0.05T 2.)an electron is moving at 2x10^5 m/s through a uniform magnetic field of 1.4x10^-3 T.what is the magnitude of magnetic force if the velocity of the electron...
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When an electron moves 2.5 m in the direction of an electric field, the change in electrical potential energy of the electron is 8x10-17J. What is the strength of the electric field that causes the change in potential energy? 320 N/C 200 N/C 20 N/C 3.2 N/C
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A uniform electric field of magnitude 370 N/C pointing in the positive x-direction acts on an electron, which is initially at rest. The electron has moved 2.70 cm. (a) What is the work done by the field on the electron? J? (b) What is the change in potential energy associated ...
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1. Suppose that the strength of the electric field about an isolated point charge has a certain value at a distance of 1 m. How will the electric field strength compare at a distance of 2 m from the point charge? I know it's At twice the distance the field strength will be 1/4...
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Electronic types neglect the force of gravity on electrons.To see why, compute the force of Earth's gravity on an electron and compare it with the force exerted on the electron by an electric field of magnitude 6000 V/m (a relatively small field). The mass of an electron is 9....
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an electron is projected horizontally at a speed of 3x10^6 m/s into a uniform electric field 200 N/C produced by two charged plates of width 0.1m (a) find the a cceleration of the electron in the elec field.(b) finn the time takes to travel through the electric field.(c) what ...
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An electron is projected horizontally at a speed of 3x10^6 m/s into a uniform electric field 200 N/C produced by two charged plates of width 0.1m (a) find the a cceleration of the electron in the elec field.(b) finn the time takes to travel through the electric field.(c) what ...
32. ### Physics

An electron moving to the right at 3.0% the speed of light enters a uniform electric field parallel to its direction of motion. If the electron is to be brought to rest in the space of 4.5 cm, determine the following. What direction is required for the electric field? What is ...
33. ### physics

Electronic types neglect the force of gravity on electrons.To see why, compute the force of Earth's gravity on an electron and compare it with the force exerted on the electron by an electric field of magnitude 6000 V/m (a relatively small field). The mass of an electron 9....
34. ### algebra based physics

An electron in an oscilloscope tube is traveling horizontally with a speed of 4.4×106m/s . It passes through a 2.1cm long region with an electric field pointing upward with a magnitude of 1500N/C. what is the magnitude of the electron’s velocity when it emerges from the ...
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A uniform electric field exists everywhere in the x, y plane. This electric field has a magnitude of 5700 N/C and is directed in the positive x direction. A point charge -5.4 × 10-9 C is placed at the origin. Find the magnitude of the net electric field at (a) x = -0.13 m, (b...
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A uniform electric field exists everywhere in the x, y plane. This electric field has a magnitude of 5600 N/C and is directed in the positive x direction. A point charge -9.6 × 10-9 C is placed at the origin. Find the magnitude of the net electric field at (a) x = -0.20 m, (b...
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An electron with a velocity of v = (3 x + 4 y + 2 z) × 106m/s enters a region where there is both a magnetic field and an electric field. The magnetic field is B = (1 x - 2 y + 4 z)T. If the electron experiences no force as it moves, calculate the electric field.
38. ### Physics

An electron with a velocity of v = (3 x + 4 y + 2 z) × 106m/s enters a region where there is both a magnetic field and an electric field. The magnetic field is B = (1 x - 2 y + 4 z)T. If the electron experiences no force as it moves, calculate the electric field.
39. ### Physics

An electrostastic force of 20.0 newtons is exerted on a charge of 8.00 x 10^/2 C at point P in an electric field. The magnitude of the electric field strength at P is Given: Fe = 20 B q = 8.00 x 10^/2 C
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1. Why is an electric field considered to be a vector quantity? 2. Draw the electric field around an electric dipole of +1 µC and -1 µC 3. How many electrons have been removed from a positively charged object if it has a charge of 1.5 x 1011 C? 4. A particle with a charge - ...
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Background pertinent to this problem is available in Interactive LearningWare 18.3. A uniform electric field exists everywhere in the x, y plane. This electric field has a magnitude of 5700 N/C and is directed in the positive x direction. A point charge -5.4 × 10-9 C is ...
42. ### physics - speed of electron in magnetic field

A beam of electron is accelerated by a potential difference of 2.5okV. The electrons are then allowed to pass into a magnetic field of strength 10.0mT. As the electrons enter the field, the direction of the velocity is at right angles to the direction of the magnetic field. ...
43. ### physics

An electron has an initial velocity of 2.00 ✕ 10 6 m/s in a uniform 6.00 ✕ 10 5 N/C strength electric field. The field accelerates the electron in the direction opposite to its initial velocity. (a) What is the direction of the electric field? (b) How far does ...
44. ### Physics electric field

A -1.5μC charge experiences a 10i^−N electric force in a certain electric field. What force would a proton experience in the same field? My answer of Fx= 4.17 *10^-13 N is wrong. What am I doing wrong? How do I get the correct answer?
45. ### physics

A 42 mT magnetic field points due west. If a proton of kinetic energy 9x10E-12 J enters this field in an upward direction, find the magnetic force acting on the proton in magnitude and direction. What magnetic force would an electron experience due to Earth’s magnetic field ...
46. ### Physics

An electrostatic force of 5 N exists between two identical point charges, each of mass 0.01 g, placed 4 mm apart. a.) Find the magnitude of each charge. b.) One of these charges is placed into a magnetic field. Assuming that the charge has a speed of 50 m/s and travels a ...
47. ### science

A positive test charge of 6.00 µC is placed in an electric field, which exerts a force of 5.00 x 10-4 N on the test charge. What is the magnitude of the electric field strength at the location of the test charge? (remember E = Fon q' / q', and 1 µC = 1.00 x 10-6 C)
48. ### Physics II

An electron with an initial speed of 5.0 ✕ 105 m/s enters a region in which there is an electric field directed along its direction of motion. If the electron travels 9.0 cm in the field before being stopped, what are the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
49. ### physics

a particle having a charge of -2.0 x 10^-9 is acted on by a downward electric force of 3.0 x 10^-6 in a uniform electric field. what is the magnitude and direction of the electric force exerted on a proton placed in this field. what is the gravitation force on the proton. what...
50. ### physics

an electron with a speed of 5.00 x 10^8 cm/s enters an electric field of magnitude 1.00 x 10^3 N/C, traveling along field lines in the direction that retards its motion. a) How far will the electron travel in the field before stopping momentarily b) how much time will have ...
51. ### physics

1. Three particles with charges of +11 mC each are placed at the vertices of an equilateral triangle with sides of 15.0 cm. What is the magnitude and direction of the net force on each particle? 2. A proton is released in an uniform electric field and it experiences a force of...
52. ### Physics

A uniform electric field of magnitude 395 N/C pointing in the positive x-direction acts on an electron, which is initially at rest. The electron has moved 3.40 cm. What is the work done by the field on the electron? What is the change in potential energy associated with the ...
53. ### Physics

A -3.5 uC charge experiences a 13N i hat electric force in a certain electric field.What would the force be for a proton experience in the same field? I amd doing this 13/-3.5=-3.7 then multiplying 1.6*10^19 where did i go wrong
54. ### Physics help----------thanks

A charged cloud system produces an electric field in the air near the Earth's surface. A particle of charge -2.2 10-9 C is acted on by a downward electrostatic force of 3.0 10-6 N when placed in this field. (c) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force Fg on the proton...
55. ### physics

An electron is projected with an initial speed of (1.90x10^6 m/s) into the uniform field between two parallel plates. Assume that the field between the plates is uniform and directed vertically downward, and that the field outside the plates is zero. The electron enters the ...
56. ### Physics

An electron is projected with an initial speed of (1.6x10^6 m/s) into the uniform field between two parallel plates. Assume that the field between the plates is uniform and directed vertically downward, and that the field outside the plates is zero. The electron enters the ...
57. ### Physics

Two large, parallel, conducting plates are 20 cm apart and have charges of equal magnitude and opposite sign on their facing surfaces. An electrostatic force of 3.0 10-15 N acts on an electron placed anywhere between the two plates. (Neglect fringing.) a) Find the magnitude of...
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The electron gun in a television tube uses a uniform electric field to accelerate electrons from rest to 5.0×107 m/s in a distance of 1.2 cm. What is the electric field strength?
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An electron travelling in the same direction that an electric field points initially has a speed of 4.21 ×107 meters per second. If the electric field has a magnitude of 2.28 ×104 N/C, how far does the electron travel before stopping?
60. ### Science

Humid breaks down chs molecules become ionized) in an electric field of 3.0×10^6N/C. In that field what is the magnitude of the elextrostatisc force on(a) an electron
61. ### physics

An electron moving to the right at 4.0% the speed of light enters a uniform electric field parallel to its direction of motion. If the electron is to be brought to rest in the space of 5.0 cm, determine what the strength of the field is.
62. ### science

an electron is released into a uniform electric field of magnitude 1.5 x 10^3 N/C. Calculate the acceleration of the electron, neglecting gravity. I know that if a charge is released in the electric field, it experiences a force and accelerates, gaining kinetic energy, so is a...

Two point charges q and q' are placed respectively at two points A and B. Let O be the midpoint of [AB]. Charge q placed at A creates at O an electric field of strength E=9×10^6 V/m. Determine the resultant electric field at O when: a) q'=q b) q'=-q

Two point charges q and q' are placed respectively at two points A and B. Let O be the midpoint of [AB]. Charge q placed at A creates at O an electric field of strength E=9×10^6 V/m.  Determine the resultant electric field at O when:  a) q'=q  b) q'=-q Thanks

Two point charges q and q' are placed respectively at two points A and B. Let O be the midpoint of [AB]. Charge q placed at A creates at O an electric field of strength E=9×10^6 V/m. Determine the resultant electric field at O when:  a) q'=q  b) q'=-q
66. ### Physics

An electron experiences a force of 12 mN in the positive x-direction in an electric field. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
67. ### physics

Two point charges, 4.0×10-6 C and -1.0×10-6 C, are located on the x axis at = -1.0 cm and = 3.0 cm. (a) Determine the electric field at the origin. (b)Determine the x coordinate of a point on the positive x axis where the electric field is zero; i.e., a test charge placed at...
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q1= 25 pC q2 = -75 pC A) calculate the magnitude of the electric force between the two charges B) Is the force attractive or repulsive? C) calculate the magnitude and direction of E1 *( there is an arrow above E1) , the electric field at the orgin due to charge q1. D) ...
69. ### Physics

An object with a charge of -4.4 uC and a mass of 1.4×10^−2 kg experiences an upward electric force, due to a uniform electric field, equal in magnitude to its weight. Find the magnitude of the electric field. Find the direction of the electric field. If the the electric...
70. ### Physics

A -3.5uC charge experiences a 13 ihat-N electric force in a certain electric field.What force would a proton experience in the same field? I got -7.28*10^-18 from (1.6*10^-19)(-45.5) I got -45.5 from multiplying 13 by -3.5 What am I doing wrong?
71. ### Math

Question: An electron is released from rest in a uniform electric field and accelerates to the north at a rate of 249 m/s^2 . Part A: What is the magnitude of the electric field? Answer: E=_____ N/C Part B: What is the direction of the electric field? (Choose one) - to the ...
72. ### physics help!

An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
73. ### physics

an elecrton is placed in a uniform electric field of 232 n/c charge. if the electron is at rest at the origin of t=0 and the field is in the positive direction, what are the x and y coordinates of the electron at t=2.3 ns
74. ### physics

In the Millikan oil drop experiment, an atomizer (a sprayer with a fine nozzle) is used to introduce many tiny droplets of oil between two oppositely charged parallel metal plates. Some of the droplets pick up one or more excess electrons. The charge on the plates is adjusted ...
75. ### Physics 2

what magnetic force would an electron experience due to Earth’s magnetic field if it were moving at 3x10E6 m/s directly away from earth’s surface? (Earth’s B-field in the region is parallel to the surface and has a strength of 550 µT)
76. ### electric

When an electron moves from A to B along an electric field line in Fig. 24-29, the electric field does 3.66 x 10-19 J of work on it. What are the electric potential differences (a)VB - VA, (b)VC - VA, and (c)VC - VB? in the picture there r four field lines going from down to ...
77. ### physics

An electron is released from rest in a uniform electric field and accelerates to the north at a rate of 115 m/s2. What are the magnitude and direction of the electric field.
78. ### physics

please check: Two point charges, initially 1 cm apart, are moved to a distance of 3 cm apart. By what factor do the resulting electric and gravitational forces between them change? a. 9 b. 3 c. 1/3 d. 1/9 D Two positive charges, each of magnitude q, are on the y-axis at points...
79. ### College Physics

In an electric field, the lines on the left have twice the separation as those on the right. (a) If the magnitude of the field at A (particle in the field with lesser separated lines) is 58 N/C, what is the magnitude of the force on a proton at A? (b) What is the magnitude of ...
80. ### physics

An electron experiences an electric force of 0.70 nN . What’s the field strength at its location?
81. ### physics

A uniform electric field is directed upward and has a magnitude of 5 N/C. What are the magnitude and direction of the force on a charge of -3 C placed in this field? F=Eq E=5 q=-3 5(-3)=-15N Downward Ok I have the downward correct the -15 is incorrect. Did I use the wrong ...
82. ### Physic

An electron is released from rest in a uniform electric field and accelerates to the north at a rate of 115 m/s^2.Determine the magnitude and direction of electric field.
83. ### Physics

Find the magnitude of the acceleration (in m/s2) for an electron in a uniform electric field with a magnitude of 100 N/C. and Find the time it takes (in sec) for an electron initially at rest in a uniform electric field of 110 N/C to reach a speed of 0.01c (where c is the ...
84. ### Physics

Find the magnitude of the acceleration (in m/s2) for an electron in a uniform electric field with a magnitude of 100 N/C. and Find the time it takes (in sec) for an electron initially at rest in a uniform electric field of 110 N/C to reach a speed of 0.01c (where c is the ...
85. ### Physics

Two equal charges of magnitude 0.00000000032 is placed in an electric field. calculate the force of attraction between them
86. ### physics - electric fields

A 2.00 square meter flat surface is placed in a uniform electric field of magnitude 6.00 N/C. If the surface is oriented so that the field lines are all parallel to the surface, find the magnitude of the electric flux through this area
87. ### Electric field

The acceleration of an electron in an electric field with a strength of 7.0 N/C is?
88. ### physics

Which of the following statements about electric field lines due to static charges are true? (Select all that apply.) Electric field lines can never cross each other. Static charges can create closed loop electric field lines that do not begin or end on a charge. Wider spacing...
89. ### Physics

An electron is relased into a uniform electric field of magnitude 8.35 N/C. How many times larger is this electrons acceleration than the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of Earth? Is it just F= qE = ma (for the electron, and using E for electric field), and then ...
90. ### Physics - electric field intesity (check +help)

Points A and B are 13.0 apart. A charge of +8.0mu is placed at A and another charge at +5.0mu is placed at B. Point P i located 5.0cm from A and 12.0cm from B. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric field intensity at P? Ans: i got the magnitude as 2.9*10^, ...
91. ### physics

identify tie force fields from the following : density field, temperatuse field, gravitational field, magnetic field, electrostatic field, electric field
92. ### College

An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field, with v1=3*10^6 m/s and E=200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 0.100m 1. Fine the acceleration of the electron while in the field. 2. If the electron enters the field at a time t=0, find the time at which it ...
93. ### Physics

Consider an electron entering a region between two charged metal plates where, aside from the electric field E, there is also a constant magnetic field B directed into the paper. V is the velocity of the electron (from left to right direction). a)Write an expression for the ...
94. ### Physics

A point charge Q1=-2 microcoulomb is located at x=0, and a point charge Q2=+8 microcoulomb, is placed at x=-0.5 on the x axis of a cartesian coordinate system.The goal of this problem is to determine the electric field,at various points along the x axis. a)What is electric ...
95. ### Physics

A proton and an electron are moving due east in a constant electric field that also points due east. The electric field has a magnitude of 8.0 ¡Á 104 N/C. Determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the proton and the electron.
96. ### physics

an electric field of 15000 N/C is directed along the positive x-axis, what is the electric force on an electron in this field?
97. ### Physics - urgent

I already asked this and was given an answer, but I don't fully understand it and so would like a further explanation. What I asked was... An electron is accelerated through a uniform electric field of magnitude 2.5x10^2 N/C with an initial speed of 1.2x10^6 m/s parallel to ...
98. ### help help physics

An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
99. ### physics

An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
100. ### Physics

A charge of 1nC is added to a spherical soap bubble with a radius of 3.0cm. What is the electric field strength just outside of the bubble? What is the electric field strength just inside of the bubble? The field experienced by each charge in the skin of the bubble is the ...