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CBSE - X - Physics - Electricity

Direction of current

Asked by abhishek11 25th September 2009, 9:57 PM
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Yes, that's true, the electrons, negatively charged particles flow from negative terminal to positive terminal. But for historical reason we follow a convention in which we imagine equivalent positively charged particles flowing from positive terminal to negative terminal.

As positive implies higher potential of any quantity and negative implies lower.




Answered by Expert 25th September 2009, 10:04 PM

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