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Homework Help: Need help Millikan's experiment

  1. Oct 18, 2004 #1
    Need help!! Millikan's experiment


    I got this project and it sounds like a real easy question but i cant figure it out. I researched for quite a while but the internet wont give me a straight andwer i was hoping one of u guys could help me

    Here it is: Why would a man want to knwo the mass and charge of an electron?/ Show a use for this knowledge.

    I have no idea were they use this infromation!!

    well thanx for ur help

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  3. Oct 19, 2004 #2


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    Uuhm. Because it's one of the most important particles in the universe?
  4. Oct 19, 2004 #3


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    Perhaps he knew that information would be needed on his final exam!
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