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# The microcurrent through the electrode in a delicate circuit is usuall

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The microcurrent through the electrode in a delicate circuit is usually held constant at $$3.6*10^{(-8)}$$ amps. Because of a defect in another part of the circuit, the current was 1,000 times smaller. What was the current, in amps, caused by this defect?

A. $$3.6 * 10^{(-8000)}$$

B. $$3.6 * 10^{(-24)}$$

C. $$3.6 * 10^{(-11)}$$

D. $$3.6 * 10^{(-5)}$$

E. $$3.6 * 10^{(-\frac{8}{3})}$$

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20 Nov 2017, 13:01
Bunuel wrote:
The microcurrent through the electrode in a delicate circuit is usually held constant at $$3.6*10^{(-8)}$$ amps. Because of a defect in another part of the circuit, the current was 1,000 times smaller. What was the current, in amps, caused by this defect?

A. $$3.6 * 10^{(-8000)}$$

B. $$3.6 * 10^{(-24)}$$

C. $$3.6 * 10^{(-11)}$$

D. $$3.6 * 10^{(-5)}$$

E. $$3.6 * 10^{(-\frac{8}{3})}$$

C. $$3.6 * 10^{(-11)}$$ is $$10^{(-3)}$$ times less than $$3.6*10^{(-8)}$$
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