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Two small conducting spheres are identical except that sphere x has a charge of -10 micro coulombs and sphere y has a charge of + 6 micro coulombs . After the spheres are brought in contact and then separated,what is the charge on each sphere ,in micro coulombs ?

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    the charge is evenly divided among the spheres
    Total charge = -10+6 = -4 *10^-6 C
    so each has
    -2*10^-6 C

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