Oxygen-16 Ion#

An oxygen-16 ion with a mass of \(2.66 \times 10^{-26} \textrm{ kg}\) travels at \({{params.v}} \times 10^{6} \textrm{ m/s}\) perpendicular to a \({{params.B}} \textrm{ T}\) magnetic field, which makes it move in a circular arc with a \({{params.r}} \textrm{ m}\) radius.

Part 1#

What positive charge is on the ion?

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

Part 2#

What is the ratio of this charge to the charge of an electron?

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

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Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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