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Problem 18 Easy Difficulty

Calculate the classical momentum of a proton traveling at 0.990$c,$ neglecting relativistic effects. (b) Repeat the calculation while including relativistic effects. (c) Does it make sense to neglect relativity at such speeds ?

Answer

a) $4.96 \times 10^{-19} \mathrm{kg} . \mathrm{m} / \mathrm{s}$
b) $3.52 \times 10^{-18} \mathrm{kg} . \mathrm{m} / \mathrm{s}$
c) No

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