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Problem: An electron with an initial speed of 5.30×105 m/s is brought to rest by an electric field.What was the potential difference that stopped the electron?

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Law of conservation of energy:

PE0+KE0=PEf+KEf

KE and PE are expressed as:

KE=12mv2PE=qV

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An electron with an initial speed of 5.30×105 m/s is brought to rest by an electric field.

What was the potential difference that stopped the electron?

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