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We are asked what charge for the electron (in terms of α) is consistent with the data.
The electrical charge on any drop was always a whole number multiple of the charge on an electron.
We can use the equation below to find the charge:
What charge for the electron (in terms of α) is consistent with this data?
a) 1/2 α
c) 3/2 α
d) 2 α
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