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Homework Help: Charge conservation proof

  1. Feb 22, 2006 #1
    Hi, does anyone know where I can find the proof for charge conservation, or another way to prove this.

    The problem states:

    Prove that whenever I charge a sphere and touch another uncharged sphere, the charges are distributed between them evenly.
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  3. Feb 22, 2006 #2


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    If the spheres are conductors then the charge will be distributed over the pair of spheres in such a way that they end up at the same electrical potential. The charges will be equal if the spheres are the same size.
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