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When a current is estublished in a wire , the free electrons drift in the direction opposite to that of current . Does the number of free electron in the wire contineously decrease ?

When a current is estublished in a wire , the free electrons drift in the direction opposite to that of current . Does the number of free electron in the wire contineously decrease ?

Grade:Upto college level

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Sher Mohammad IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 174 Points
10 years ago
no, the flow of electrons is circular, the current entering at point is equal to current leaving at that point hence the number of electron does not change.

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