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# Mass of a charged particle !

“Can mass of a charged particle be infinite and if
yes explain how and when?????”

Answer: Please note that charge is independent of speed but mass depends on speed. So of a body of any mass is moving with gradually increasing speeds, its mass goes on increasing as per the theory of relativity (The relativistic mass $m=\frac{m_{0}}{\sqrt{1-\frac{v^{2}}{c^{2}}}}$) but the charge remains the same.

Therefore, the mass of a charged particle can be infinity.

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