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The Force experienced by an Electron in a Uniform Electric Field

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What force is experienced by an electron (charge magnitude 1.6 x 10^-19 Coulomb) in the electric field created by a 8-volt battery (assume negligible internal resistance) in a uniform conducting wire 2.5 meters long?

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Potential across the wire = V = 8 V

Length of the wire = L = 2.5 m

Magnitude of ...

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This solution shows the student how to calculate the force experienced by a given electron in a given electric field within a uniform conducting wire.