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A Point Charge Q is Placed in a Cavity in a Metal Block. If a Charge Q is Brought Outside the Metal, Will the Charge Q Feel an Electric Fore? - Physics

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A point charge q is placed in a cavity in a metal block. If a charge Q is brought outside the metal, will the charge q feel an electric fore?

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Solution

Yes, the charge Q will feel an electric force, as the charge q given to the metal block appears on the surface. Hence, it exerts an electric force on the charge Q.

Concept: Electric Charges
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HC Verma Class 11, Class 12 Concepts of Physics Vol. 2
Chapter 8 Gauss’s Law
Q 5 | Page 139
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