In a Millikan oil-drop experiment, the charges on several different oil drops were as follows: -5.92; -4.44; -2.96; -8.88. The units are arbitrary. What is the likely value of the electronic charge in these arbitrary units?

  • (A) -1.11
  • (B) -1.48
  • (C) -2.22
  • (D) -2.96;
Correct Answer: B

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