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Problem: A conductor is placed in an electric field under electrostatic conditions. Which of the following statements is correct for this situation? A) The electric field is zero inside the conductor. B) All valence electrons go to the surface of the conductor. C) The electric field on the surface of the conductor is perpendicular to the surface. D) All of the other answers apply.

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A conductor is placed in an electric field under electrostatic conditions. Which of the following statements is correct for this situation?

A) The electric field is zero inside the conductor.

B) All valence electrons go to the surface of the conductor.

C) The electric field on the surface of the conductor is perpendicular to the surface.

D) All of the other answers apply.

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