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In a typical lightning strike, 2.5 C flows from cloud to ground in 0.20 ms.

What is the current during the strike?

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    Hint: In case you have not read the definition of current, it is charge per unit time, which means the amount of transferred charge (in Coulombs) divided by how long it takes (in seconds). The unit of current is called an Ampere.

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