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Charging by Induction

  1. Oct 22, 2011 #1
    This isn't a homework question as such, but according to my physics book in electricity it is always the negative (electrons) charge that move. Is it possible to charge something negatively via induction?
    I mean the last step in the process is earthing the object, if you earth it, do positive charges move?
     
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  3. Oct 22, 2011 #2
    'Yes' to the first question and 'no' to the second.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2011 #3
    So how do you charge negatively? By "adding" negative charges?
     
  5. Oct 22, 2011 #4
    Yes.
     
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