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Two small, identical metal balls with charges 6.0 PC and 11.0 PC are held in place 2.2 m apart. In an experiment, they are conne

Two small, identical metal balls with charges 6.0 PC and 11.0 PC are held in place 2.2 m apart. In an experiment, they are connected for a short time by a conducting wire.
(a) What will be the charge on each ball after this experiment?
new charge on 6.0 PC ball
new charge on 11.0 PC ball
PC
PC
(b) By what factor will the magnitude of the electrostatic force on either ball change after this experiment is performed?

Two small, identical metal balls with charges 6.0 PC and 11.0 PC are held in place 2.2 m apart. In an experiment, they are connected for a short time by a conducting wire. (a) What will be the charge on each ball after this experiment? new charge on 6.0 PC ball new charge on 11.0 PC ball PC PC (b) By what factor will the magnitude of the electrostatic force on either ball change after this experiment is performed?

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