What is meant by a positive static charge and a negative static charge?

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  1. HELP SCIENCE 8 A HELP PLEASE

    1. Which of the following is true about the electric charges on the objects below? (A) The ball on the right has a Positive charge and the ball on the left has a negative charge.*** (B) The ball on the left has a Positive charge and the ball on the right

  2. Physics

    Three charges lie along the x-axis. The positive charge, q1 = 15 µC, is at x= 2.0 m, and The positive charge, q2 = 6.0 μC, is at the origin. At what point on the x-axis must a negative charge, q3 , be placed so that the net force acting on it is zero?

  3. physics

    Consider three charges q1 = 6.0 µC, q2 = 1.8 µC, and q3 = -2.8 µC, arranged as shown below. Q1 is positive and is 3 cm away from Q2. Q2 is also positive and is 2 cm away from Q3 which is negative. (a) What is the electric field at a point 1.0 cm to the

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    If you were to separate all of the electrons and protons in 1 g (0.001 kg) of matter, you’d have about 96,000 C of positive charge and the same amount of negative charge. If you placed these charges 5 m apart, how strong would the attractive forces

  5. Biology

    1 Name each subatomic particle, its charge, and its location in an atom. A. proton, positive charge, nucleus; neutron, positive charge, nucleus; electron, no charge, space around nucleus B. proton, positive charge, nucleus; neutron, no charge, nucleus;

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    Which of the following statements about electric field lines due to static charges are true? (Select all that apply.) Electric field lines can never cross each other. Static charges can create closed loop electric field lines that do not begin or end on a

  7. AP Chemistry

    What is a molecular dipole moment? A. The arrangement of charge around an atom in a nonpolar molecule B. A net cancellation of charge separation due to symmetry of the molecule C. A separation of charge characterizing a nonpolar covalent molecule D. A

  8. Unit 3: Lesson 8: Interaction of Forces Unit Test

    1. Which of the following is true about the electric charges on the objects below? (A) The ball on the right has a Positive charge and the ball on the left has a negative charge.*** (B) The ball on the left has a Positive charge and the ball on the right

  9. physics

    A charged capacitor (AB) carries on its plate A a charge Q=-1.2mC a) What is the charge carried by plate B. b) Is the voltage U (AB)=V (A)-V (B) positive or negative. c) The plates A and B are connected to the terminals of a resistance R: the capacitor

  10. Physics-Check my answers

    At the atomic level, what is meant by saying something is electrically charged? - When something is electrically charged it means that it has a positive charge. Why is charged usually transferred by electrons rather that protons? -The electrons are

  11. phisycal sciences

    Which of the following properties did Rutherford use in his experiment? A. the negative charge of the alpha particles and the random distribution of protons B. the negative charge of the alpha particles and the positive charge of the gold foil C. the

  12. Science

    Which of the following is true about the electric charges on the objects below. [Picture Shows to Balls Being repelled from each other] A. The ball on the right has a positive charge and the ball on the left has a negative charge B. The ball on the left

  13. Science

    1. Which of the following is true about the electric charges on the objects below? a. The ball on the right has a positive charge and the ball on the left has a negative charge. b. The ball on the left has a positive charge and the ball on the right has a

  14. science

    June 2020 Test Three charges lie along the x-axis. One positive. charge q1=15micro coulomb is at x =2.0m and another positive charge q2 =6.0 micro coulomb is at the origin. At what point on the x-axis must a negative charge q3 be placed so that the

  15. Science

    Use the electron theory to explain how one object can be negatively charged and another can be positively charged. help If electrons are negative, removing them will leave a net positive charge (net meaning fewer negative electrons than postivite protons).

  16. Chemistry

    One cup tea contains how many positive charge and how many negative charge

  17. Physics

    A positive charge of 3.0e-6 C is pulled on by two negative charges. One, -1.9e-6 C, is 0.045 m to the north and the other, -3.7e-6 C, is 0.030 m to the south. What total force is exerted on the positive charge? F=kqq/d^2 You would have to find the F

  18. physics 2

    In which case would electrical potential energy be built up and stored in the electric field? a A positive charge is moved toward a negative charge. b A positive charge is moved toward a positive charge. c A negative charge is moved away from a negative

  19. Physics (PLEASE HELP!)

    Two point charges, the first with a charge of +3.25×10−6 C and the second with a charge of -4.63×10−6 C , are separated by 25.5 cm. Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force experienced by the positive charge. Is the magnitude of the force

  20. Physics

    Six point charges of equal magnitude q are at the corners of a regular hexagon that has sides of length d. All the odd number charges are positive and all the even number charges are negative (so that there are three positive and three negative charges and

  21. physics

    A test charge (q=-5uC) lies between two positive charges: 3cm from a 2uC positive charge, and 2 cm from a 3uC positive charge. Find the force and direction (in newtons) on the test charge. I know I have to use Coulomb's law: so: F = KQ/r^2 =

  22. physics

    Two point charges, the first with a charge of +3.19×10^−6 C and the second with a charge of -4.32×10^−6 C , are separated by 28.0 cm. Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force experienced by the positive charge. Is the magnitude of the force

  23. Physics

    Four coulombs of positive charge flow from the +6 V positive terminal of a battery to the negative terminal at 0V. What is the charge in potential energy of the charge.

  24. Physics

    Two charges are arranged on the x axis so that there is a positive charge of 3.6 micro C at the orgin and a negative charge of .2.5 micro C located 2.5 centimeters to its right. to the nearest cetimeter, where on the x axis should a positive charge be

  25. Physics

    Lighting strike: Storm clouds build up large negative charges that dwell in a charge center. Suppose a storm cloud has -25 C in a charge center located 10 km above the ground. The negative charge center attracts an equal amount of positive charge that is

  26. physics

    Two charges are fixed in place with a separation d. One charge is positive and has nine times (n = 9) the magnitude of the other charge, which is negative. The positive charge lies to the left of the negative charge. Relative to the negative charge, locate

  27. Physics

    How many electrons must be removed from an object to leave it with a charge of 2.0 x 10 exp-10C? This is a small though not neglible static charge.

  28. Science

    Which of the following is true about the electric charges on the objects below? A. The ball on the right has a positive charge and the ball on the left has a negative charge. B. The ball on the left has a positive charge and the ball on the right has a

  29. Science

    Which of the following is true about the electric charges on the objects below The ball on the right has a positive charge and the ball on the left has a negative charge The ball on the left has a positive charge and the ball on the right has a negative

  30. Physics

    Two point charges, the first with a charge of +3.25×10−6 C and the second with a charge of -4.63×10−6 C , are separated by 25.5 cm. Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force experienced by the positive charge. Is the magnitude of the force

  31. physics

    A positive charge of 1.100ƒÊ C is located in a uniform field of 1.10~105 N/C. A negative charge of -0.100ƒÊ C is brought near enough to the positive charge that the attractive force between the charges just equals the force on the positive charge due

  32. physics

    Consider a charge of +2.0 C placed at the origin of an X-Y co-ordinate system and a charge of -4.0 C placed 40.0 cm to the right. Where must a third charge be placed – between the charges, to the left of the origin, or beyond the second charge –

  33. physics

    You pick up a charge of one micro-Coulomb while walking over carpet, how many electrons were transferred? (Order of magnitude only) TRUE OR FALSE: If a third charge is released in the middle between the two positive charges, independent of the magnitude of

  34. physics

    A 8.95 μC point charge is glued down on a horizontal frictionless table on the right. If is tied to a -6.35 μC point charge by a light nonconducting wire with length 2.5 cm on the left. The charges are placed in a external, uniform electric field with

  35. Physics 2

    A pair of charges exert attractive forces of magnitude 2.4*10^-2 N on each other when they are separated by 2.0 m. The total charge of the pair is +3.0 Micro Coulomb. What is the charge on the object with positive/negative charge?

  36. Chemistry Dipole Moments

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  37. physics

    If a negative charge is initially at rest in an electric field, will it move towards a region of higher potential or lower potential? What about a positive charge? How does the potential energy of the charge change in each case?

  38. physically science

    Two point charges are fixed on the y axis, a negative point charge q1 = −25 µC at y1 = +0.22 m and a positive point charge q2 at y2 = +0.34 m. A third point charge q = +8.4 µC is fixed at the origin. The electrostatic force exerted on the charge q by

  39. Physics

    A negative charge of -2.0 E -6 C and a positive charge of 3.0 E -6 C are separated by 2m. What is the force between the two charges

  40. physics

    the positive point charges + q are placed at three corners of a square , and a negative point charge -Q is placed at the fourth , corner. the side of the square is L. calculate the net electric force that positive charges exert on the negative charge

  41. Chemistry-Explanation Please

    How many valence electrons are in the following? (Remember to add an electron for each negative charge or to subtract one for each positive charge). ICl2− ONF CH4

  42. Physics

    What is meant by a positive static charge and a negative static charge?

  43. Physics

    Q has a negative charge and is equal to -7.5. It's equidistant from both q1 and q2. q1 is 10 cm away from Q and q2 is 10 cm away from Q. In order for static equilibrium to occur, what charge will q1 and q2 have to be? I was thinking that it would be

  44. Physics

    Review Conceptual Example 7 as background for this problem. Two charges are fixed in place with a separation d. One charge is positive and has twice (n = 2) the magnitude of the other charge, which is negative. The positive charge lies to the left of the

  45. science question

    Histones interact with DNA at specific loci because DNA has phosphate functional groups. This interaction occurs because histones have a net _____ positive charge, which derives from their ______ residues, and interact with DNA because of its net _______

  46. Science Question for Lance

    Histones interact with DNA at specific loci because DNA has phosphate functional groups. This interaction occurs because histones have a net _____ positive charge, which derives from their ______ residues, and interact with DNA because of its net _______

  47. Physics

    The direction of an Electric Field is the direction a negative test charge will move in the field a positive test charge will move in the field either a positive or a negative test charge will move in the field*** the test charge may be either negative or

  48. PHYSICS

    The electric field everywhere on the surface of a thin, spherical shell of radius 0.710 m is measured to be 860 N/C and points radially toward the center of the sphere. (a) What is the net charge within the sphere's surface?nC (b) What can you conclude

  49. Phyiscs - due at 11PM EST!!

    Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each other with a force of 0.114 N when their center to center separation is 45.00 cm. The spheres are then connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the spheres have a net

  50. physics

    A hard-rubber or plastic comb rubbed against wool can often be shown to have a static charge. Why does a metal comb not readily show a static charge when rubbed against wool? Use 3 – 4 complete sentences in your answer.

  51. physics

    What can we conclude from the attractive nature of the force between a positively charged rod and an object? 1. The object has no net charge. 2. Cannot be determined. 3. The object does not have an appreciable negative charge. 4. The object does not have

  52. Physics

    Two tiny spheres, one with a charge of -17mc and the other with a charde of +3mc are positioned with the positive charge 14cm above the negative. What is the magnitude and direction of the force on the negative charge?

  53. Help please

    A hard-rubber or plastic comb rubbed against wool can often be shown to have a static charge. Why does a metal comb not readily show a static charge when rubbed against wool?

  54. Physics

    A hard-rubber or plastic comb rubbed against wool can often be shown to have a static charge. Why does a metal comb not readily show a static charge when rubbed against wool?

  55. physics

    What can we conclude from the attractive nature of the force between a positively charged rod and an object? 1. The object has no net charge. 2. Cannot be determined. 3. The object does not have an appreciable negative charge. 4. The object does not have

  56. Physics

    For an electric dipole, the electric field lines . . . A) Either start on the negative charge and go off infinitely or arrive from infinity and terminate on the positive charge. B) Either start on the positive charge and go off infinitely or arrive from

  57. physics

    Three equal positive point charges of magnitude Q = 8.00ì C are located at three corners of a square of edge length d = 11.8 cm. A negative charge -24.00ì C is placed on the fourth corner. At the position of the negative charge, what is the magnitude of

  58. physics

    Three equal positive point charges of magnitude Q = 4.00ì C are located at three corners of a square of edge length d = 6.9 cm. A negative charge -14.00ì C is placed on the fourth corner. At the position of the negative charge, what is the magnitude of

  59. Physics

    Why, when you stroke a cat's fur, or comb your hair on a cold, dry day can you hear a crackling sound? Doing these things in a darkened room, you can actually see sparks. Explain. Please explain to me! Thanx !! Static electricity builds up with a positive

  60. 3 physics question please help quick

    Two point charges of opposite sign are brought close together. Which statement best describes the field lines of the combined point charges? (Points : 1) The field lines from the positive charge point toward the negative charge. The field lines from the

  61. Physics

    A positive charge +q1 is located to the left of a negative charge -q2. On a line passing though the two charges, there are two places where the total potential is zero. The first place is between the charges and is 4.03 cm to the left of the negative

  62. physics

    if a negative charge particle is placed on the left side and a higher positive charge particle is placed on the right side, why is the location that makes electric field zero is on the left of negative charge rather than in between or on the right of

  63. Physics

    A +33.0 nC charge is placed at the origin of an xy-coordinate system, and a −25.0 nC charge is placed at the point (1.500 m, −0.0540 m). (a) Determine the magnitude and the direction of the force that the positive charge exerts on the negative charge.

  64. Chemistry

    What is meant by centre of positive and negative charge do not coincide each other?

  65. Physics

    A positive charge +q is located to the left of a negative charge -q. On a lne passing through the two charges there are two places where the total potential is zero. The first place is between the charges and is 3.8 cm to the left of the negative charge.

  66. Physics

    Two point charges, the first with a charge of +3.25×10−6 C and the second with a charge of -4.63×10−6 C , are separated by 25.5 cm. Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force experienced by the positive charge. Is the magnitude of the force

  67. Physics Plssss check my answerss!!!

    1. How is the attractive electrostatic force between a proton and an electron indicated in Coulomb's law? A. The sum of the charges indicates a positive force B. The sum of the charges indicates a negative force C. The product of the charges indicates a

  68. Physics

    How many excess electrons does an object with a total charge of -1.0 x 10exp-9C have on it? This is approximately the amount of charge involved in commonly encountered static electricity.

  69. Physics

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  71. physics

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  73. physics 2

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  74. physics

    A positive charge of q = 2.6 µC is pulled on by two negative charges. As shown below, one, −2.0 µC, is 0.050 m to the north and the other, −4.0 µC, is d = 0.029 m to the south. What total force is exerted on the positive charge?

  75. Calculus

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  76. physics

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  77. science

    three point charges are located on the positive y-axis of a coordinate system.charge q1 = -2.09 nC is 2.05 m from the origin and charge q2 = +2.70 nC is 3.25 m from the origin, and the third charge q3 = -2.56 nC is located 5.03 m on the positive y-axis.the

  78. Chemistry

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  79. Physic

    A positive charge of 4.90 μC is fixed in place. From a distance of 3.20 cm a from the fixed positive charge, a particle of mass 5.00 g and charge +3.20 μC is released from rest. What is the speed of the +3.20 μC when it is 7.50 cm away from the fixed

  80. Physic II

    A dipole with a positive charge at x=0.0 nm, y=10.0 nm and a negative charge at x=0.0 nm, y = -10.0 nm. If the charge have a value equivalent to that of a proton and an electron,respectively, what is the dipole moment?

  81. Physics

    Charge A has a charge of +2 C. Charge B has a charge of - 3 C and is located 1 meter to the right of A. Charge C is located 1 m to the right of charge Band has a charge of -1C. If a fourth charge (Charge D) is placed 4 m to the right of Charge B, How much

  82. physics E&M

    I posted a question on here earlier but I wasn't able to solve from what the person had told me. An infinite line charge of uniform linear charge density lambda = -2.5 micro Coulombs lies parallel to the y axis at x = 0 m. A point charge of 3.5 micro

  83. Physics

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  84. Physics Help Please

    particle 1 of charge q1 = 6.60×10-5 C and particle 2 of charge q2 = 3.30×10-4 C are fixed to an x axis, separated by a distance d = 0.100 m. Calculate their net electric field E(x) as a function of x for the following positive and negative values of x,

  85. Electronic Instrumentation

    Calculate the force in Newtons that exists between a positive charge of 2C and a negative charge of 5.2 X 10^19 electrons separated by a distance of 25 cm.

  86. physics

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  87. Science-Periodic Table

    Where r the elements that form ions with a positive charge located? where r the elements that form ions with a negative charge located? can someone please briefly explain this whole positive and negative charge thing to me. I kind of get it, but the

  88. Radioactivity

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  90. Physics 152

    I was able to come up with the answers through trial and error, and the answer for the charge +q makes sense, but I don't understand why the answer for the -q is correct. Please help. A positive point charge +q1, a second point charge q2 that may be

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  92. Physics

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  93. Physics

    Two particles, one with negative charge -Q and the other with positive charge +2Q, are separated by a distance d. Both charges lie on the x-acis with the negative charge at x=0. At what point(s) along the line joining the particles is the potential equal

  94. Organic Chemistry

    What is the lowest energy alternative resonance structure for this compound: CH3-CH-NN There is a negative charge on CH and a positive charge on the central N

  95. Organic Chemistry

    What is the lowest energy alternative resonance structure for this compound: CH3-CH-NN There is a negative charge on CH and a positive charge on the central N

  96. Organic Chemistry

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  97. Physics

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  98. physics

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  99. physics

    What does the concentration of field lines represent? Answer a. The direction that a positive test charge will be pushed. b. The direction that a negative test charge will be pushed. c. The strength of the force on a positive test charge. d. The strength

  100. physics

    Chapter 18, Problem 13 Two point charges are fixed on the y axis: a negative point charge q1 = -26 μC at y1 = +0.17 m and a positive point charge q2 at y2 = +0.35 m. A third point charge q = +9.5 μC is fixed at the origin. The net electrostatic force

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