Problem: A charged particle is caused to move between two electrically charged plates, as shown in the diagram. You may want to reference (Pages 46 - 49) Section 2.2 while completing this problem.What is the sign of the electrical charge on the particle?        

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  • Opposite charges are attracted to each other
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A charged particle is caused to move between two electrically charged plates, as shown in the diagram. A diagram shows a particle moving between two plates; one plate has a positive charge and the other has a negative charge. The particle bends toward the positively charged plate.

You may want to reference (Pages 46 - 49) Section 2.2 while completing this problem.

What is the sign of the electrical charge on the particle?        

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