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Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by echo on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 6:27pm.

Consider a system consisting of two oppositely charged spheres hanging by strings and separated by a distance r1, as shown in the accompanying illustration. Suppose they are separated to a larger distance r2 , by moving them apart along a track.

What is the potential energy, postive of negative or reamins the saem?

What effect does it do on the total energy/

What can you say about the q and w in this process?

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