Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 22 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 8


To say that charge is quantized means that it comes in chunks, i.e., there is a smallest possible amount of charge. This happens to be the charge on an electron (which is equal and opposite to a proton's charge). All other quantities of charge are integer multiples of this quantity.

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This is discussed on page 410.
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