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# The equation E equals mc2 relates energy and?

Updated: 8/10/2023

Wiki User

13y ago

*E = mc^2

'E' is the Energy

'm' is the mass ( kg)

'c' is the speed of light in a vacuum ( 3.8 x 10^8 m/s)

'c^2' is the speed of light squared.

Hence E = kgm^2/s^2 , which are named 'Joules'.

It is the Einsteinian equation , that if a mass looses mass, then the difference in mass is the energy released.

NB It is very similar to the Kinetic Energy (K.E.) equation, which is

K.E. = 0.5massvelocity^2.

lenpollock

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12mo ago

Wiki User

13y ago

E=mc2 is called the "energy mass equivalence principle" because it relates energy and mass. Note the the mass has units of eV/c2

Jacqueline M

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2y ago

Energy and matter being interchangeable.

Lvl 1
2y ago
Oh ok

Wiki User

12y ago

Energy and mass.

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### What does the equation E equals mc squared represent?

E=mc2 E=Energy m=mass c=the speed of light in a vacuum The equation relates mass to energy. Einstein made it.

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