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Is the charge on a single electron 1.6 *10 18?



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Asked by Joeram, Last updated: Jan 07, 2020

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P. Micah

P. Micah

Answered Dec 02, 2019

The correct answer to this question is False. A single charge of one electron is -1.6 x 10-19 C. Charges are measured units. They are called coulombs C, and they have the symbol Q. It can also be regarded as the fundamental unit of charge e. Protons also have this charge of 1.6 x 10-19 C, but instead of being negative, they are positive. The charges are all multiples of the charge 1.6 x 10-19 C. An example is a 1C charge that is equal to 6.25 x 1018 protons. On the other hand,...Read More
 

joeram

Joeram

Answered Jan 17, 2018

True
 

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