Reaction between net charge and no net charge

In summary, net charge refers to the overall electric charge of an object or molecule, which is determined by the number of protons and electrons it contains. The net charge of a substance can affect its physical and chemical properties, and can lead to chemical reactions when in contact with substances of different net charges. A substance cannot have both a net charge and no net charge at the same time, as the net charge is determined by the balance of positive and negative charges. The net charge of a substance is determined by counting the number of protons and electrons it contains.
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Two lightweight metal spheres are suspended near each other from insulated string. One sphere has no net charge, the other has a net charge. The spheres will?



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I know opposite charges attract and similar charges repel, but not sure about a charge and no charge. Please help, thanks!
 
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What is the difference between net charge and no net charge?

Net charge refers to the overall electric charge of an object or molecule, which is determined by the number of protons and electrons it contains. If the number of protons and electrons are equal, the object has no net charge.

How does net charge affect the properties of a substance?

The net charge of a substance can affect its physical and chemical properties. For example, substances with a net positive charge, such as sodium ions, are attracted to substances with a net negative charge, such as chloride ions. This interaction is what allows for the formation of ionic bonds between atoms.

What happens when a substance with a net charge comes into contact with a substance with no net charge?

When a substance with a net charge comes into contact with a substance with no net charge, the two substances may undergo a chemical reaction. The net charge of the substances will determine the type of reaction that occurs, such as an acid-base reaction or a redox reaction.

Can a substance have both a net charge and no net charge?

No, a substance cannot have both a net charge and no net charge at the same time. The net charge of a substance is determined by the overall balance of positive and negative charges, so if there is a net charge, there cannot be an equal number of positive and negative charges to result in no net charge.

How is the net charge of a substance determined?

The net charge of a substance is determined by counting the number of protons and electrons it contains. Protons have a positive charge, while electrons have a negative charge. The net charge is calculated by subtracting the number of electrons from the number of protons.

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