# Let me make sure I understand the relationship between the coulomb and the farad...okay?

So... a coulomb is a quantity of electrons or electron holes, that would be the number of electrons that would course through a wire in one second of one amp of that wire. It's also the number of electrons and their holes that would be on the plates of a one farad capacitor at one volt. Now let me get this...
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So... a coulomb is a quantity of electrons or electron holes, that would be the number of electrons that would course through a wire in one second of one amp of that wire. It's also the number of electrons and their holes that would be on the plates of a one farad capacitor at one volt. Now let me get this straight; if one took an ideal, shorted, one farad capacitor that was truly electrically neutral, and charged it up with a one volt power source, (battery?) it would then have 6.242x10^18 electrons standing up on the surface of the negative plate, and it would ALSO have 6.242x10^18 electron holes wandering around in the matrix of the positive plate right? One coulomb of negative charge on one plate and one coulomb of positive charge on the other-- the holes that were left over when you moved the electrons from one side to the other!

Let me further assume that if you charged that same capacitor to a potential of two (2) volts, that you'd have 1.2484x10^19 electrons (two coulombs) stored on the negative plate etc. Under triple the pressure, you'd hold triple the quantity right?

Let me further assume that if you charged that same capacitor to a potential of two (2) volts, that you'd have 1.2484x10^19 electrons (two coulombs) stored on the negative plate etc. Under triple the pressure, you'd hold triple the quantity right?

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