Problem: Assume that an electron wave making a standing wave in a hydrogen atom has a wavelength of 1.69 x 10-10 m. If the mass of the electron is 9.11x10-31 kg, what is the velocity of an electron in this orbit according to the de Broglie equation?Select one:a. 2.32e-7 m/sb. 4.31e-76 m/sc. 4.31e7 m/sd. 4.31e6 m/se. 1.23e-13 m/s

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In this problem, we need the expression for the de Broglie wavelength.

De Broglie wavelength:

λ=hmv where h is Plank's constant, m is the mass and v is the velocity of the object.

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Assume that an electron wave making a standing wave in a hydrogen atom has a wavelength of 1.69 x 10-10 m. If the mass of the electron is 9.11x10-31 kg, what is the velocity of an electron in this orbit according to the de Broglie equation?
Select one:
a. 2.32e-7 m/s
b. 4.31e-76 m/s
c. 4.31e7 m/s
d. 4.31e6 m/s
e. 1.23e-13 m/s

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