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WHY DO POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CHARGE ATTRACT EACH OTHER AND LIKE CHARGES REPEL EACH OTHER?

WHY DO POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CHARGE ATTRACT EACH OTHER AND LIKE CHARGES REPEL EACH OTHER?

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Ashutosh Mohan Sharma
askIITians Faculty 180 Points
6 years ago
when like charges are brought together, they increase the overall energy of the system (both charges). We know that all the systems in universe try to minimize their energy. Hence when like charges are brought togther to try to minimize the increase in energy which is done by repealsion . Vice versa for opposite charges.

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