Speed of light is 3.0 × 108 m/s.
Speed of sound in air is about 340 m/s.
When electric current is flowing in a metal, the electrons are moving
A) at nearly the speed of light
B) at the speed of light
C) at the speed of sound in the metal
D) at the speed of sound in air
E) at none of the above speeds
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