Question

A. A small ball with zero net charge(electrically neutral) is positively charged on one side and negatively charged on the other side. The ball is placed near a positive point

charge, as shown. Would the ball be attracted toward, repelled from, or unaffected by the positive point charge? Explain. Is your answer consistent with Coulomb’s law? Explain.

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