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The average velocity of the electrons in a conductor carrying a current of 65.5 amp is 0.0153 inches per sec.what is the cross-sectional area of the conductor.

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  1. electron charge = e in coulombs

    i = how many coulombs pass a point in a second

    65.5 coulombs/second = e * electrons per unit volume * area *length they move in one second which is .0153 inched

    I think I need the density of electrons in electrons per cubic inch

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