Electric charge and electric field. Anonymous asked. The charge carried by one electron is `e = -1.6 x 10^-19 C` .The number of electrons necessary to produce a charge of - 1 C is?

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lemjay | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

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To determine the number of electrons needed to produce a charge of -1C, let's use the conversion factor:

 `1 e= -1.6x10^(-19)C`

 

We have:

`-1C*(1e)/(-1.6x10^(-19)C)=6.25x10^18 e`

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`6.25x10^18` electrons are needed to produce a charge of -1C.

 

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