Problem: Suppose a scientist repeats the Millikan oil-drop experiment, but reports the charges on the drops using an unusual (and imaginary) unit called the warmomb (wa). He obtains the following data for four of the drops:Droplet Calculated Charge (wa)A3.84 10 - 8B4.80 10 - 8C2.88 10 - 8D8.64 10 - 8What is the conversion factor between warmombs and coulombs?

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1 e = 9.6×10-9 wa

1 e = 1.6022 x 10-19 C


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Suppose a scientist repeats the Millikan oil-drop experiment, but reports the charges on the drops using an unusual (and imaginary) unit called the warmomb (wa). He obtains the following data for four of the drops:


Droplet Calculated Charge (wa)
A3.84 10 - 8
B4.80 10 - 8
C2.88 10 - 8
D8.64 10 - 8


What is the conversion factor between warmombs and coulombs?

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