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Problem: The three pairs of metal, same-size spheres have different charges on their surfaces as indicated. Each pair is brought together, allowed to touch, and then separated. Rank from greatest to least the total amount of charge on the pairs of spheres after separation.

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"Brought to touch" implies that we are charging by sharing.

When charging by sharing:

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The three pairs of metal, same-size spheres have different charges on their surfaces as indicated. Each pair is brought together, allowed to touch, and then separated. Rank from greatest to least the total amount of charge on the pairs of spheres after separation.

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