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Electric Force and Distance

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A small positive charge and small negative charge are held near each other, and then are released. As they move due to the electric force between them, what happens to the electric force on each particle?

A

It remains constant because the total charge has not changed.

B

It remains constant because for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

C

It increases.

D

It decreases.