Problem: A 0.22-caliber handgun fires a 27-g bullet at a velocity of 775 m/s.Part ACalculate the de Broglie wavelength of the bullet. Express your answer in meters using two significant figures. Part BIs the wave nature of matter significant for bullets?          • yes          • no 

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A 0.22-caliber handgun fires a 27-g bullet at a velocity of 775 m/s.

Part A

Calculate the de Broglie wavelength of the bullet. 

Express your answer in meters using two significant figures. 

Part B

Is the wave nature of matter significant for bullets? 

         • yes 

         • no 

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