Explore BrainMass

Positive and Negative Charges

If a positive charge and a negative charge held near each other are released, what happens to the forces on each particle as they move?

Solution Preview


The force of attraction is inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. Hence, if they ...

Solution Summary

This solution looks at the rules of the force of attraction between particles, in order to determine what happens to the forces upon each of them as they move. The force of attraction between particles is based upon the distance between them outlined in the answer.