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Electricity: Calculator draws current for 5 minutes. How much charge flows through it?
A calculator draws a current of 0.0001 A for 5 minutes. How much charge flows through it?
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The unit of current here is Amps which is equivalent to the number of coulombs of charge traveling through the circuit per second.
0.0001 A = 0.0001 C/s. To find the amount of charge over 5 minutes, multiply the current by the time.
Q = I*t = 0.0001C/s*5min*60sec/min = 0.03 Coulombs of charge.