Problem: The de Broglie equation predicts that the wavelength (in m) of a proton (1.67 x 10-27 kg) moving at 1000 m/s is 1) 3.96 • 10-10 m 2) 2.52 • 109 m 3) 3.96 • 10-7 m 4) > 1010 m 5) 2.52 • 106 m

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de Broglie wavelength is calculated using the formula:

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The de Broglie equation predicts that the wavelength (in m) of a proton (1.67 x 10-27 kg) moving at 1000 m/s is 

1) 3.96 • 10-10

2) 2.52 • 109

3) 3.96 • 10-7

4) > 1010

5) 2.52 • 106 m

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