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Chemical charge the same as electrical?

  1. Jun 23, 2006 #1
    Are ions effected by electrical charge? If a positivly charged ion was placed near a postivley charged plate, would the ion be repelled?
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  3. Jun 23, 2006 #2


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    Yes. A positive ion is simplly a molecule missing an electron, giving it a net positive charge.
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