Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 8 - Self-Assessment Quiz: Q1


The correct answer is (b).

Work Step by Step

According to Coulomb's law, the potential energy of two charged particles is inversely proportional to the distance between them, provided that the charge remains same. So, when distance is doubled, potential energy becomes half. So, the correct answer is (b).
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