Question
Fri September 25, 2009 By: Abhishek Vasu

Direction of current

Expert Reply
Fri September 25, 2009

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.

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