Chapter 32 Electrostatics

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The net charge of a dipole is
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How is Coulomb's law similar to Newton's law of gravitation?
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Induction is the charging of an object without...
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What is the conservation of charge?
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According to Coulomb's law, a pair of charged particles that are placed twice as close to each other will experience forces
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If electrons are rubbed from cat's fur onto a rubber rod, does the rod become positively or negatively charged?
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What are the three ways to charge an object? (neglecting the possible charge by polarization)
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Which of these has the least inertia?
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When you brush your hair and scrape electrons from your hair, your hair
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When you scuff electrons off a rug with your shoes, your shoes are then
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If a cloud is negatively charged on its bottom and equally positive on its top, the net charge on the cloud is
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Unlike Newton's law of gravity, Coulomb's law involves
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The predominant carrier of charge in copper wire is the
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The proportionality constant k in Coulomb's law is huge in ordinary units, whereas the proportionality constant G in Newton's law of gravitation is tiny. What does this mean in terms of the relative strengths of these two forces?
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The primary purpose of a lightning rod is to
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What is the SI unit of charge?
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Materials through which electric charge can flow are called
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As a pair of charges are brought closer together, the amount of force between them
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The net charge of an atom is
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If an atom has lost at least one proton, the atom is a ___________ ion.
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If an atom has lost one or more electrons, it is a _____________ ion.