Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Cookie_009
Group Title
Two pieces of silk have an electric charge after being rubbed on a piece of amber. What will happen when the two silk pieces are brought close together?
A.
They will repel one another.
B. They will attract one another.
C. They will transfer their electrons from one to the other.
D. They will not affect one another.
 one year ago
 one year ago
Cookie_009 Group Title
Two pieces of silk have an electric charge after being rubbed on a piece of amber. What will happen when the two silk pieces are brought close together? A. They will repel one another. B. They will attract one another. C. They will transfer their electrons from one to the other. D. They will not affect one another.
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Closed

zaphodplaysitsafe Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A. repel , because both would have the same charge, both being rubbed by amber
 one year ago

rohankv Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
They will repel.......In case if you do want an explanation then..... The charge transfers takes place due to "potential difference" between the silk and amber.Since we do not know value of exact potential differences ,we cannot justify the charges on silk as well as on amber.But through little efforts like using an "Electroscope" we can really justify charges on mark.
 one year ago

rohankv Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The result is silk & amber have opposite charges. However I'm little unsure about question's language.. I wanna ask whether you rubbed the 2 pieces of silk consecutively to a amber rod or you just rubbed it independently to different amber rods.
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.