Can a body possess a charge 6.4 x 10 -20C? Explain

Asked by nilesh gangwani | 29th Nov, 2010, 10:40: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student,
A body can posses a charge Q = ne, where n is an integer and e = 1.6 x 10-19C.
Now Q = 6.4x10-20C = ne.
Hence n = 6.4x10-20C/1.6x10-19C = 0.4
Here n is not an integer, hence the body can't possess the charge.

Answered by  | 29th Nov, 2010, 02:47: PM

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