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Charge by contact question

  1. Jan 12, 2008 #1
    Let's say we have a charged plastic rod and a neutral metal ball, and a charged metal rod and neutral metal ball, which rod can transfer more charge onto the metal ball? Or metal ball onto the rod (if the rods are positive)
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  3. Jan 12, 2008 #2

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    How are you making them interact? Just touching one point of the rod to the ball, in either case, or in some other way?
     
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