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Drift velocity

  1. Aug 4, 2015 #1
    Thank you all for helping.
    Today I have another question: If individual charges move at around (10^ -4) m/s, then how come signals are being able to travel at great speeds- like approaching speed of light? Isn't it too fast?
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  3. Aug 4, 2015 #2


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    Did you understand the answers that were given in your first thread? You never replied after several people tried to help you there...
  4. Aug 4, 2015 #3


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