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Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by ananya.M, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. ananya.M

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    Feb 3, 2008
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    Why is the letter I used to denote current?
     
  2. Dave

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    Nov 17, 2003
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    They couldn't have C because of Coulombs. One school of thought is that it comes from the word "Intensity" of electron flow, although this has been debated, so it is largely open to discussion.

    Dave
     
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