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26.6: General Questions

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    1. Assume 10,000 electrons were transferred from your hair to the balloon.  

      1. What is the charge in Coulombs on the balloon?

      2. What is the charge in Coulombs on your hair?

    2. What is the amount of electric force between the balloon and your hair if they are positioned 1 centimeter apart? Add a + and a – to each square representing a piece of tissue in a chain, as the tissue pieces hang from a negatively charged balloon; show the relative positions of the + and – charges on each piece of tissue in the chain.  Does each piece of tissue have a charge or is each piece neutral?  

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