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Question: 

For the spectrum of X-rays emitted from a molybdenum target (Fig. 28–11), determine the maximum and minimum energy.

Spectrum of X-rays emitted from a molybdenum target in an X-ray tube operated at 50 kV.

Figure 28-11 Spectrum of X-rays emitted from a molybdenum target in an X-ray tube operated at 50 kV.

Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014. Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
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Quick Answer: 

$E_{max} = 5.0 \times 10^4 \textrm{ eV, } E_{min} = 6.2 \times 10^3 \textrm{ eV}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 28, Problem 36

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Chapter 28, Problem 36 is solved.

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