An electron and a proton are both released from rest, midway between the plates of a charged parallel-plate capacitor. The only force on each of the two particles is the force from the uniform electric field due to the capacitor. Each particle accelerates until striking one of the plates of the capacitor. (There is no gravity in this problem and we ignore the small force between the electron and the proton.) How do the final kinetic energies and final speeds (just before striking a plate) compare

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