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anonymous

  • one year ago

why there are two different charges i.e. positive (proton) and negative(electron) ?

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  1. aaronq
    • one year ago
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    because there just are, no real reason exists

  2. taramgrant0543664
    • one year ago
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    Well, you could give a limited explanation about the charges of protons and electrons from the quark level. But if you are referring to why proton has a positive charge and electron has a negative charge well there is no reason they are arbitrary

  3. aaronq
    • one year ago
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    Sure, i guess you can say that a proton has 2 up quarks (each with charge \(+\dfrac{2}{3}e\)) and a down quark (with charge \(-\dfrac{1}{3}e\)), and that an electron is a lepton with a -1e charge... but that just raises other questions, like "why do quarks have charges?" Watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMFPe-DwULM

  4. taramgrant0543664
    • one year ago
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    Ya it just keeps adding more questions then answers

  5. aaronq
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    Not only that, but it addresses why "why" questions are not always suitable questions.

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