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A rubber balloon has become negatively charged, and the charge is measured as 1.00 * 10^14C according to the this charge, the balloon has an excess of how many electrons?
 10 months ago
A rubber balloon has become negatively charged, and the charge is measured as 1.00 * 10^14C according to the this charge, the balloon has an excess of how many electrons?

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AkashdeepDeb
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Charge on balloon = \( 10^{14}C\) Thus, as it is negatively charged, we know that it has an excess of electrons. 1 electron charge = \(1.6 * 10^{19} C\) Thus if one electron has \(1.6 * 10^{19} C\) charge. Then let x electrons have \( 10^{14}C\) charge. Therefore, more electrons means more charge thus they have a direct relation. Thus,\[\frac{x}{1} = \frac{ 10^{14}C}{1.6 * 10^{19} C}\] \[x = 62500\] And therefore we can conclude, that the number of extra electrons on the ballon = 62500\(e\) Understood? :)
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