2013_2BF_2B314_2BHW_2B1_2Bsolutions

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Unformatted text preview: _______________________________ Discussion section # _______ 6. The sparks would be larger if they repeated the experiment outdoors under a heavy rain. FALSE This is definitely false. Even the book text (above the picture) clearly states that humid bodies do not accumulate static electric charges (humidity creates conditions very similar to that in dissipative materials); you should also know this from the required reading. Therefore, both bodies would be not charged, at zero potential difference between them, producing no sparks. 7. It is important that the gentleman was wearing silk stockings: if he were wearing cotton socks, there would be no spark. FALSE In this case, the gentleman’s choice of stockings has no effect on the outcome. What...
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