Problem: What is the speed of a proton that has been accelerated from rest through a potential difference of -1000V?Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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Law of conservation of energy:

Ki+Ui+Wnc=Kf+Uf 

Wnc is the work done by non-conservative forces.

Potential energy:

U=qV

Kinetic energy:

K=12mv2

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What is the speed of a proton that has been accelerated from rest through a potential difference of -1000V?

Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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