Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 16 - Electric Charge and Electric Field - Questions: 3


The polarity of water causes it to be attracted to the charges of ions in the air.

Work Step by Step

Water is a polar molecule, with a positive-charged side and a negatively-charged side. These charged regions on the water molecule are attracted to the ions or electrons, so fog or rain droplets clump around them.
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