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1. Hey I do aqa physics and I'm stuck on a question from unit 1.3

The electrons hitting a screen have been accelerated through a vacuum tube and have each gained a kinetic energy of 6.4Kev. Calculate the accelerating pd.

I'm seriously stuck on this question as I honestly don't even know what is meant by "accelerating pd"

thanks
2. (Original post by MyNameIsSaraOk)
Hey I do aqa physics and I'm stuck on a question from unit 1.3

The electrons hitting a screen have been accelerated through a vacuum tube and have each gained a kinetic energy of 6.4Kev. Calculate the accelerating pd.

I'm seriously stuck on this question as I honestly don't even know what is meant by "accelerating pd"

thanks
Accelerating PD = the PD = Potential Difference = Voltage required to speed up those electrons (accelerate them )
So you have 6.4keV, all I believe you have to do, is to get that value into Volts?
Know how to do that?

P.S A2 student doing AQA Physics
3. (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
Accelerating PD = the PD = Potential Difference = Voltage required to speed up those electrons (accelerate them )
So you have 6.4keV, all I believe you have to do, is to get that value into Volts?
Know how to do that?

P.S A2 student doing AQA Physics

thanks so much xD XD
I think you times by 1000 to get to electron volts
not sure tho...
4. (Original post by MyNameIsSaraOk)
thanks so much xD XD
I think you times by 1000 to get to electron volts
not sure tho...
Its ok Yep that looks right, go for it All the best
5. (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
Its ok Yep that looks right, go for it All the best
thanks you've legit saved me so much stress right now
6. (Original post by MyNameIsSaraOk)
thanks you've legit saved me so much stress right now
All is well! Exhale, relax, #likeaboss

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