Reasons for Electrostatic interactions

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Hello.

Well, each and everyone of us know that Like Charges repel, while unlike charges attract. That's a normal high school physics fact. But what's the reason for that? Is it just an experimental fact, or even does have theoretical significance? Please do help.

Thanks a lot

Swapnil Das.
 

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Simon Bridge
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It is what we mean by "like charges"... charges are defined to be "like" if they repel.
Look up the distinction between resonous and vitrious electricity.[/I]
 

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