Posted by **Josey** on Sunday, December 3, 2006 at 4:27pm.

Since all matter is made up of atoms that have positive and negative charges, how can an object be neutral? Explain.

thanks

Well, if the number of postive equals the number of negative, we define that as neutral. They spread evenly in matter, so no net charge can be found.

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