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Simple question,finding the charge on conducting sphere?

  1. Jan 10, 2012 #1
    Simple question,finding the charge on conducting sphere??

    A conducting sphere of radius 1cm has a charge of 5microC is placed far away from another sphere with radius 2cm,,the two spheres are connected to each other by a thin wire ,the charge on the larger sphere is ????

    Answer : 3.33microC

    this is a question from my past exam ,and tomorw is my final
    i looked it up and tried thinking that the solution should be 2.5microC but its not ,,
    can any one tell me how we got that 3.33microC as an answer
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  3. Jan 10, 2012 #2


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