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Problem: A negatively charged rod is brought near a neutral metal sphere. Which of the following is true?a. There is no electric force between the rod and sphereb. There is a repulsive force between the rod and spherec. There is an attractive force between the rod and sphere

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We know, from electrostatics, that like charges repel and unlike charges attract.

The positive charges will be induced on the side of the negatively charged rod.

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A negatively charged rod is brought near a neutral metal sphere. Which of the following is true?

a. There is no electric force between the rod and sphere

b. There is a repulsive force between the rod and sphere

c. There is an attractive force between the rod and sphere

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