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Problem: When a honeybee flies through the air, it develops a charge of +17 pC. How many electrons did it lose in the process of acquiring this charge?

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Charge developed, Q = + 17 × 10-12 C

charge of electron, q = - 1.602 × 10-19 C

The positive charge just shows that electrons have been lost.

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When a honeybee flies through the air, it develops a charge of +17 pC. How many electrons did it lose in the process of acquiring this charge?

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