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# What is current?

A. The flow of charges, usually in the form of electrons
B. The newness of a battery or resistor
C. Something that blocks or slows the flow of electrons
D. The potential energy stored in a battery

This question is part of Electricity and Ohms Law
Asked by Coulter, Last updated: Dec 24, 2019

#### K. Keturah

K. Keturah

The correct answer to this question is A, The flow of charges, usually in the form of electrons. Currents are extremely important to electronic circuits because they are the flow of electrons.

Though they are the flow of electrons, the general direction is of positive charges. Currents are measured in ampere, which is abbreviated as A or with amps. To calculate currents, one can use Ohm's law.

This law states I = V/R, where I is the current, V is the voltage, and R is the resistance. Alternating and Direct currents are the two types of currents. This type of question is related to the subject of electricity.

John Smith