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Problem: When electric current is flowing in a metal, the electrons are movingA) at nearly the speed of lightB) at the speed of lightC) at the speed of sound in the metalD) at the speed of sound in airE) at none of the above speeds

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Speed of light is 3.0 × 108 m/s.

Speed of sound in air is about 340 m/s.

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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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