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A charged rod attracts bits of dry cork dust, which, after touching the rod, often jump violently away from it. Explain.

A charged rod attracts bits of dry cork dust, which, after touching the rod, often jump violently away from it. Explain.

Grade:12th pass

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Muhammmad Hamza Faryad
14 Points
one year ago
This is due to Electrostatic induction.
Explanation:
The charged rod attracts the bits of dry cork by inducing, unlike charge at their near ends and like charges at their far ends. when the cork bits touch the rod, the same charges at the near ends strongly repelled away.

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