# A lightning stroke lasts 0.05 s and involves a flow of 100 C. What is the current?

### Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
Ostdiek
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781337515863

### Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
Ostdiek
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781337515863

#### Solutions

Chapter
Section
Chapter 7, Problem 5P
Textbook Problem

## A lightning stroke lasts 0.05 s and involves a flow of 100 C. What is the current?

Expert Solution
To determine

The electric current.

### Explanation of Solution

Given info:

A lighting stroke lasts 0.05 s and involves a flow of 100 C.

Formula used:

The electric current flows through electric charge is

I=qt

Here q is electric charge and t is time in which current flows through charge.

Calculation:

We have, q=100C, t=0

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