Problem Set 1

 

Due September 4

 

 

1-6

 

1-34

 

1-43. Note that b v/c. Also, the mean lifetime is not identical to the half-life. Whereas the half-life is the time in which a substance decays to of its original mass, the mean lifetime is the time in which a substance decays to 1/e of its original mass.

 

1-57. An exhilarating challenge!