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    I have a non-homework question about the importance of the charge of an electron

    I think it is more of a question as to why the electron charge is 1.60217646 × 10-19 coulombs and not why everything else is a multiple of this charge. Even when you get down to it, why should a proton have the same charge (different sign) than an electron? Electrons are (believed to be)...
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