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AP® Physics C: E & M

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Dipole

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A positive charge and a negative charge are held in place and initially form a dipole.

Then a uncharged conducting bar is placed in between them.

How is the force between the charges affected?

A

The force increases.

B

The force is unaffected.

C

The force decreases but not to zero.

D

The answer cannot be determined.

E

The force decreases to zero.