chris215
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How many excess electrons are there in a typical lightning bolt that has about 16 C of charge? so I used the equation e=1.6(10^-19)(16) and got 2.56×10^(-18) but my answer choices are: 1 x 1020 1 x 1019 10 1 x 1016 what did I do wrong?
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anonymous
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this should help
anonymous
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https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110831092213AAUw1IB
chris215
  • chris215
thanks but idk if A is the right answer do you know how to do this problem?

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anonymous
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no, im sorry but im pretty sure that website tells you
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chris215
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ok thanks :)
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that may help too
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It did thatnks so much!
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did you get the answer you were looking for?
chris215
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yeah it is A
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\[Use,\ Q=n\times e\\ where, Q= total\ charge,\ n= no. of electrons\ , e= charge\ on\ 1\ eletcron\\ you\ wanna\ find, n\\so, n=\frac{ Q }{ e } \\n= \frac{ 16 }{ 1.6\times 10^{-19}} \\1\times \ 10^{20}. Ans\] (excess electrons)

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