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Unformatted text preview: is the electron. –  Gaining or losing electrons is how an object becomes charged. •  Electric charge is always conserved. –  Charge is not created, only exchanged –  Objects become charged because nega2ve charge is transferred from one object to another. Proper2es of Electric Charges •  Charge is quan2zed. –  All charge is a mul2ple of a fundamental unit of charge, symbolized by e •  Quarks are the excep2on –  Electrons have a charge of –e –  Protons have a charge of +e –  The SI unit of charge...
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