1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A large conducting sheet M is given a uniform charge density. Two uncharged small metal rods A and B are placed near the sheet on one side. Then a)M attracts A b)M attracts B c)A attracts B d)B attracts A 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution An electric field will be set up by the sheet but A and B are neutral. So how can it attract them?