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Two conducting spheres each given a charge q are kept apart. Amount of charge that crosses switch S, when it is closed..

Two conducting spheres each given a charge q are kept apart. Amount of charge that crosses switch S, when it is closed..

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Khimraj
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4 years ago
As both sphere are connected by wire so there potential will be same.
Let x charge flow from smaller sphere to bigger sphere.
Then
k(q-x)/R = k(q+x)/2R
q -x = (q+x)/2
2q – 2x = q + x
q = 3x.
So,
x = q/3.
Hope it clears. If you like answer then please approve it.

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