We’re being asked to calculate the de Broglie wavelength of a rifle bullet.
Recall that the de Broglie wavelength (λ) can be calculated using:
h = Planck's constant (6.626 × 10–34 kg • m2/s)
m = mass (in kg)
v = velocity (in m/s).
mass = 8.85 g velocity = 1769 mi/hr
A certain rifle bullet has a mass of 8.85 g. Calculate the de Broglie wavelength (m) of the bullet traveling at 1769 miles per hour.
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