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I Flow of charge between two spheres

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  1. Aug 6, 2018 #1
    Lets say I have two spheres of equal dimensions, one charged and one uncharged. Now I connect them with a conducting wire. They will now very quickly reach equal potential. Can it be said that the total charge on each sphere remains almost unchanged?
     
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  3. Aug 6, 2018 #2

    Dale

    Staff: Mentor

    No.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2018 #3
    Will the total charges be equal?
     
  5. Aug 6, 2018 #4
    I forgot to mention that the spheres are conductors.
     
  6. Aug 6, 2018 #5
    I can see now that the equality of charges follows from the uniqueness theorem.
     
  7. Aug 6, 2018 #6

    Dale

    Staff: Mentor

    Yes, exactly
     
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