56. (a) Since the two conductors are connected V1and V2must be equal to each other. Let V1= q1/4πε0R1= V2= q2/4πε0R2and note that q1+ q2= qand R2= 2R1. We solve for q1and q2: q1= q/3, q2= 2q/3, or (b) q1/q= 1/3 = 0.333,
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