College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 15 - Electric Charge, Forces, and Fields - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Conceptual Questions - Page 554: 2



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No new charge is created in the process of creating a net charge. Electrons are only transferred from one object to other to create a net charge. The object that gains the electrons become negatively charged and the other object that loses the electrons become positively charged. So, the charge in the universe is conserved.
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