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Lightning occurs when there is a flow of electric charge (principally electrons) between the ground and a thundercloud.

Lightning occurs when there is a flow of electric charge (principally electrons) between the ground and a thundercloud. The maximum rate of charge flow in a lightning bolt is about 20,000 C/s ; this lasts for 100ms or less.
How much charge flows between the ground and the cloud in this time?

How many electrons flow during this time?
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Lightning occurs when there is a flow of electric charge (principally electrons) between the ground and a
thundercloud. The maximum rate of charge flow in a lightning bolt is...

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