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Problem: A glass rod is charged to + 9.0nC by rubbing.A. Have electrons been removed from the rod or protons added? Explain.B. How many electrons have been removed or protons added?

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If a neutral material gains electrons, it will be negatively charged.

If it is losing electrons, it is positively charged.

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The glass rod has free electrons.

When the glass rod is rubbed with another material, then there will be an exchange of electrons.

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A glass rod is charged to + 9.0nC by rubbing.

A. Have electrons been removed from the rod or protons added? Explain.

B. How many electrons have been removed or protons added?

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