CHP32_Practice - cause the electrons to move freely through...

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Chp. 32 Electrostatics (Solutions) 1. F 2. T 3. F 4. F 5. F 6. B 7. C 8. C 9. C 10. B 11. A 12. B 13. D 14. C 15. B 16. In an insulator, such as wood, valence electrons are tightly bound in molecules and cannot roam freely through the material. In a conductor, such as copper, the ion cores are immersed in an electron sea. A small applied electric field will
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Unformatted text preview: cause the electrons to move freely through the sea. Distilled water is mostly insulating, but adding a very small amount of a soluble salt will form a conducting solution. The ions from the salt will conduct charge through the solution under a small electric field....
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course PHY 2020 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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