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Asked by xyzzyspoon 14th April 2010, 12:40 PM
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Dear student,

In metal wires outside the battery, the real particle flow is only from negative to positive. But inside the battery's wet electrolyte, the charge-flow goes in two opposite directions at the same time. (And if we built a circuit from hoses full of salt water, with no metal conductors used, then all the current would be bi-directional.)

Hope this helps.


Answered by Expert 14th April 2010, 3:40 PM
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