# Problem: Answer the following questions:What is the charge, in units of the electronic charge, of proton?

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The charge of an electron is −1.602 × 10−19 C. The charge of a proton is opposite in sign but equal in magnitude to that of an electron: +1.602 × 10−19 C. The quantity 1.602 × 10−19 C is called the electronic charge