E → electrostatic potential energy
Initial distance of 53 pm:
1 pm = 10-12 m
d = 5.3x10-11 m
Einitial = -4.34x10-18 N•m = -4.34x10-18 J
Final distance of 1.0 nm:
Does the potential energy of an electron and a proton increase or decrease when the distance is increased from 53 pm to 1.0 nm?
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