A charged body has lost 10^3 electrons . find the magnitude of charge on the body?

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Jun 28, 2018

Answer:

The magnitude of charge on the body = #1.6*10^-16 C#

Explanation:

The charge of 1 electron is #-1.6*10^-19 C#.

#"The charge on the body" = 1000 "electrons"*(-1.6*10^-19 C)/"electrons" = -1.6*10^-16 C#. But the magnitude of charge on the body is 1.6*10^-16 C.

I hope this helps,
Steve