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# Problem: The electron drift speed in a typical current-carrying wire is a. Extremely slow (roughly 10 -4 m/s b. Moderate (roughly 1 m/s). c. Very fast (larger than 104 m/s) d. Could be any of the above. Submit

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An electron drift speed is expressed as:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{v}}}_{{\mathbf{d}}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{i}}{\mathbf{n}\mathbf{Ae}}}$

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###### Problem Details

The electron drift speed in a typical current-carrying wire is

a. Extremely slow (roughly 10 -4 m/s

b. Moderate (roughly 1 m/s).

c. Very fast (larger than 104 m/s)

d. Could be any of the above. Submit