Three objects are brought close to one another, two at a time. When objects A and B are brought together, they attract. When objects B and C are brought together, they repel. Which of the following are necessarily true? (a) Objects A and C possess charges of the same sign. (b) Objects A and C possess charges of opposite sign. (c) All three objects possess charges of the same sign. (d) One object is neutral. (e) Additional experiments must be performed to determine information about the charges on the objects.

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Three objects are brought close to one another, two at a time. When objects A and B are brought together, they attract. When objects B and C are brought together, they repel. Which of the following are necessarily true? (a) Objects A and C possess charges of the same sign. (b) Objects A and C possess charges of opposite sign. (c) All three objects possess charges of the same sign. (d) One object is neutral. (e) Additional experiments must be performed to determine information about the charges on the objects.

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Physics for Scientists and Engineers
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