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Problem: If two identical conducting spheres are in contact, any excess charge will be evenly distributed between the two. Three identical metal spheres are labeled A, B, and C. Initially, A has charge q, B has charge -q/2, and C is uncharged.What is the final charge on each sphere if C is touched to B, removed, and then touched to A?Express your answer in terms of q. Enter your answers separated by commas.

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QA = q

QB = -q/2 

QC = 0

When B and C are put together, the charge on each sphere is:

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If two identical conducting spheres are in contact, any excess charge will be evenly distributed between the two. Three identical metal spheres are labeled A, B, and C. Initially, A has charge q, B has charge -q/2, and C is uncharged.

What is the final charge on each sphere if C is touched to B, removed, and then touched to A?

Express your answer in terms of q. Enter your answers separated by commas.

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