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Problem: The charge carried by one electron is e = -1 6 × 10-19 C.  The number of electrons necessary to produce a charge of -1.0 C isA) 6.3 × 1018 B) 1.6 × 109C) 6.3 × 109D) 1.6 × 1019E) none of the above

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Charge is given by:

q=ne

n = ? (number of electrons).

e = - 1.6 × 10-19C (charge of an electron).

We get by rearranging and substituting:

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The charge carried by one electron is e = -1 6 × 10-19 C.  The number of electrons necessary to produce a charge of -1.0 C is

A) 6.3 × 1018 

B) 1.6 × 109

C) 6.3 × 109

D) 1.6 × 1019

E) none of the above

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