Problem: Particle A has half the mass and eight times the kinetic energy of particle B. What is the speed ratio vA/vB?

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Kinetic Energy:

K.E=12mv2

mA = 0.5mB 

KEA/KEB = 8

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Particle A has half the mass and eight times the kinetic energy of particle B. What is the speed ratio vA/vB?

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