Problem: Consider three identical conducting spheres in an equilateral triangle, two with a 4 C charge and one with a -4 C charge. If the spheres are all connected by a thin wire, what is the final charge on the lower left-hand sphere? A) 0.333333 B) 3.66667 C) 1.33333 D) 2.0

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Consider three identical conducting spheres in an equilateral triangle, two with a 4 C charge and one with a -4 C charge. If the spheres are all connected by a thin wire, what is the final charge on the lower left-hand sphere?

A) 0.333333

B) 3.66667

C) 1.33333

D) 2.0

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