What is meant by electric current? Write its SI unit. Calculate the amount of charge that flows through a conductor when a current of 5 amperes flows through it for 2 minutes.

# What is meant by electric current? Write its SI unit. Calculate the amount of charge that flows

**prasanna**#2

Electric current is defined as the rate of flow of electric charge through any cross-section of a conductor.

SI unit of electric current is ampere(A).

Thus, the amount of charge flowing through conductor is 600 C.