University Physics with Modern Physics with MasteringPhysics™ (12th Edition)

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44.49: a) If the - π decays, it must end in an electron and neutrinos. The rest energy of - (139.6 MeV) is shared between the electron rest energy (0.511 MeV) and kinetic energy (assuming the neutrino masses are negligible). So the energy released is 139.6 MeV –
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