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Homework Help: Specific charge question

  1. Oct 29, 2008 #1
    Stuggling with this idea..

    A Cu atom loses two electrons, for the ion formed calculate its specific charge in C kg ^-1.

    Please could you show working.

    Many thanks:smile:
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 29, 2008 #2


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    What is the net charge of the Cu ion, in coulombs, after it has lost the two electrons?

    What is the mass of a Cu ion, in kg?
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