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If a Body is Charged by Rubbing It, Its Weight - Physics


If a body is charged by rubbing it, its weight


  • remains precisely constant

  •  increases slightly

  • decreases slightly

  • may increase slightly or may decrease slightly

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 may increase slightly or may decrease slightly

If a body is rubbed with another body, it'll either gain some electrons from the other body and become negatively charged or it'll lose some electrons to the other body and become positively charged. Gain of electrons increases the weight of a body slightly and loss of electrons reduces the weight slightly.

Concept: Electric Field - Electric Field Due to a System of Charges
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HC Verma Class 11, Class 12 Concepts of Physics Vol. 2
Chapter 7 Electric Field and Potential
MCQ | Q 6 | Page 120
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