E → electrostatic potential energy
Initial distance of 62 pm:
1 pm = 10-12 m
d = 6.2x10-11 m
Einitial = 3.712x10-18 N•m = 3.712x10-18 J
Final distance of 1.0 nm:
What is the change in potential energy if the distance separating two protons is increased to from 62 pm to 1.0 nm?
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