5.1 Current and 5.2 Resistance

IB Physics: 5.1 Current and 5.2 Resistance

Benjamin Franklin made an unfortunate choice when he decided on which charge to call positive and which negative. It"s strange to think now that the electron could have been positive... but Franklin didn"t discover that it was negative. He decided it was negative. We are so used to seeing electrons with minus signs attached to them that if we were ever able to see one we would expect it to be a small ball with a minus...

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