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Q. 17

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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How much work does the charge escalator do to move of charge from the negative terminal to the positive terminal of a battery?

The work done is

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Step 1 : Given information and theory used  

Given :

Charge :

Battery Voltage :

Theory used :

The work is equal to

Step 2 : Calculating Work done

The work is equal to the charge's change in potential energy, which is equal to the charge multiplied by the potential difference:


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