Ch21-p036 - charges in the final state must be zero Since there is a proton in the final state there should also be an electron(as opposed to a

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36. (a) Since the proton is positively charged, the emitted particle must be a positron (as opposed to the negatively charged electron) in accordance with the law of charge conservation. (b) In this case, the initial state had zero charge (the neutron is neutral), so the sum of
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Unformatted text preview: charges in the final state must be zero. Since there is a proton in the final state, there should also be an electron (as opposed to a positron) so that Σ q = 0....
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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