Charge on conductor

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why all the charges in conductor reside on surface?
 

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They are trying to move away from one another and that's the best they can do.
 
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Philip Wood
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It's not all the charges. It's any excess charge (compared with its 'normal' neutral state). [I expect you knew this; just making sure.]
 

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