particle accelerator question

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The mass of an electron and Positron are both 9.1x10^-31 what is the released energy from smashing them together. Take c to be 3.00×10^8.

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E=MC^2

total mass=(9.1x10^-31)*2=1.82x10^-30

E=1.82x10^-30(3.00×10^8)^2

=1.638x10^-13 J

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