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 Form 1 Physics: Electrostatics I Questions and Answers

A positively charged sphere is suspended by an insulating thread. A negatively charged conductor is suspended near it. The conductor is first attracted, after touching the sphere it is repelled. Explain this observation.

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The conductor is initially attracted because of opposite charge. It is neutralized and then acquires same charges as the sphere hence the repulsion.


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