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4 February, 15:39

Why does a glass rod become positively charged when it is rubbed with a silk cloth?

The electrons from the glass rod are transferred to the silk cloth.

The protons from the glass rod are transferred to the silk cloth.

All the charges from the glass rod are transferred to the silk cloth.

All the charges from the silk cloth are transferred to the glass rod.

The protons from the silk cloth are transferred to the glass rod.

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  1. 4 February, 16:49
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    The protons from the glass rod are transferred to the silk cloth.

    The glass is the material creating the charge not the cloth. And the charge from the glass is positive while the charge from the silk is negative.
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