physic

posted by .

It is said that like charges repel. You should have observed that after the sticky side
of two pieces of scotch tape are pulled quickly off a table the tapes repel each other.
Perhaps each tape has a different type of charge and the rule has been stated
backwards. Why do you believe that the charges on the two tapes are like types of
charges? Note: It is not acceptable to answer “because like charges repel and I
observed the repulsion.”

• physic -

You have treated the two pieces of tape the same way, ripping them off the same table. (at least I assume the same table. If not then who knows)

Similar Questions

1. science

what like charges do? like electrical charges repel each other. it doesnt fit in my crossword?
2. Physics

ok were doing a lab h t t p: / /i m g2 0 0. i m a ge s h a c k. u s / im g 2 0 0 / 30 3 8 /s k e t c h 2 p q g. j p g the timer in the picture makes a mark on the tape at a set interval... my question is well what is actually is happening …

What law states that unlike charges attract each other while like charges repel each other?
4. Math

There are 40 students. THere are 6 who only like tape , 10 who like both tape and disc, and 11 who like only disc. How many bout tapes ?
5. physic

if a tape is wound around a cylinder at a rate of 1 rad/s for a half hour, if each rotation deposits one layer of tape and if the final difference between inner ad outer radii of the winding in one cm, what is the thickness of the …
6. Math

When you join Sally's Video Club, there is no rental charge for the first 2 tapes. Each tape then costs \$2 to rent, but you can borrow one tape free as a bonus after renting 10 tapes. How many tapes would you be able to rent for \$50?
7. math

Daniel needs to purchase 5.6 meters of tape for a project. If each roll of tape contains 80cm andcosts \$2.50, what is the total cost of the tape Daniel must buy?
8. physic

It is said that unlike charges attract. You should have observed that after the sticky side of a piece of scotch tape is pulled quickly off the smooth side of another piece of tape the tapes attract each other. Perhaps each tape has …
9. PHY

It is said that unlike charges attract. You should have observed that after the sticky side of a piece of scotch tape is pulled quickly off the smooth side of another piece of tape the tapes attract each other. Perhaps each tape has …
10. pysic

If you stick a piece of transparent tape on your desk and then quickly pull it off, you will find that the tape is attracted to other areas of your desk that are not charged. Why does this happen?

More Similar Questions