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    Why does electric charge not play as large a role in our everyday experience as gravity?

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    This is an interesting question. Electric charge or electric force does play a huge role in our everyday experience, however it is at a scale that most of us don't notice. The electric force is an attraction or repulsion between objects that have an electric charge. Electric forces act at the subatomic level (between electrons and ...

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    In this solution I explain why, electric forces, while abundant in the environment, don't play as large of a role in human everyday lives as gravity. I essence the key is the scale at which these forces act.