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Homework Help: Negative Current

  1. Nov 1, 2007 #1
    I have a question about current

    If i am comparing two currents which are both negative, how do i know which one is bigger

    For example,
    current 1 is -1.00E-6 V
    current 2 is -4.00E-6 V

    I'm guessing that current 2 is bigger, and the negative sign is ignored

    am i correct?
    help please
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  3. Nov 1, 2007 #2
    the above units should be in A(amp)
  4. Nov 1, 2007 #3


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    The sign only reflects the polarization of the electrode. The amplitude is given by the number. Which is larger, 0.000004 or 0.000001?
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