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Two conducting spheres, one having twice the diameter of the other, are separated by a distance large compared to their diameters. The smaller sphere (1) has a charge of q and the larger sphere (2) is uncharged. If the spheres are connected by a long thin wire:

And, here's the right answer:

1 and 2 have the same potential

Here are the wrong answers:

2 has half the potential of 1

2 has twice the potential as 1

1 and 2 have the same charge <--(my choice)

all of the charge is dissipated

I know the right answer (because it was given to me) but i don't knowWHY, and i'd like to get an answer...can anyone help me?

i'm kind of "slow" at understanding concpets, so the simpler this can be put, the more greatly appreciated it will be!

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# Homework Help: Why they have the same potential?

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