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Basic Electricity Question. Needs Checking ?

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Basic Electricity Question. Needs Checking!!??

1. Homework Statement

A plate carries a charge of -3.0 uC, while a rod carries a charge of +2.0 uC. How many electrons must be transferred from the plate to the rod, so that both objects have the same charge?


3. The Attempt at a Solution

-2.0 uC / -1.6 x 10^-10 = 1.25 x 10^19 electrons

The wording of this question kinda throws me off. appreciate the help!
 

Answers and Replies

berkeman
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Your number of 2C is the correct charge, but there is an error in your charge/electron number. Otherwise you are doing it correctly.
 
berkeman
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Oh, and post moved from Advanced Physics to Intro Physics.
 

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