Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 22 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 7

Answer

Conservation of charge means that the total amount of charge in a system remains constant.

Work Step by Step

Charge can merely be transferred, not created or destroyed. When one object becomes more positively charged, some other object must become more negatively charged. This is discussed on pages 409-410.
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