# What causes electric charges to experience forces?

• azabak
In summary, an electric charge is a fundamental property of matter that causes it to experience electrical forces. These charges interact with each other through the electromagnetic force and can experience forces due to the presence of other charges. Even without physical contact, electric charges can experience forces through the electric field. The movement of electric charges can also create additional forces through the creation of a magnetic field.
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What cause a particle with the property of electric charge to interact with other charges?
My way of thinking is that due the natural isotropy of the electric field of the electric charges any other electric field near the charge would cause it to become anisotropic, thus causing acceleration in the direction that the electic field is asymetrical to make it symmetrical again. Does the Pauli Exclusion Principle have something to do with it the electrostatic forces?

## 1. What is an electric charge?

An electric charge is a fundamental property of matter that causes it to experience electrical forces.

## 2. How do electric charges interact with each other?

Electric charges interact with each other through the electromagnetic force. Like charges repel each other, while opposite charges attract each other.

## 3. What causes electric charges to experience forces?

Electric charges experience forces because of the presence of other electric charges. The force between two charges is directly proportional to the magnitude of the charges and inversely proportional to the distance between them.

## 4. Can electric charges experience forces without being in contact?

Yes, electric charges can experience forces even without being in contact. This is due to the electric field, which is a region around a charged object where other charges can experience a force.

## 5. How does the movement of electric charges affect the forces they experience?

The movement of electric charges can affect the forces they experience. Moving charges create a magnetic field, which can interact with other charges and create additional forces.

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