Problem: a) Which direction (clockwise or counterclockwise) does conventional current travel through the wire in the figure to the right? Explain. b) At which point (a or b) will an electron feel more electric potential? Explain. c) At which point (a or b) will an electron have more electric potential energy? Explain. 

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Conventional current flows from the positive terminal to the negative terminal. The long terminal is positive while the short terminal is negative.

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a) Which direction (clockwise or counterclockwise) does conventional current travel through the wire in the figure to the right? Explain. 

b) At which point (a or b) will an electron feel more electric potential? Explain. 

c) At which point (a or b) will an electron have more electric potential energy? Explain.