Electrostatics Problem 9.1.4

Description

Four charged particles are shown in the animation.  You can click drag any of these particles.  If you overlap two charges, their charge values will add. 

Question

What observation can you make concerning the group of charges? Start

Answer

The total charge is zero.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 16-8, Giancoli-SE: 21-6.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Wolfgang Christian.

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