Matter is neutral. It is composed of an equal member of positive and negative charges. Some materials tend to attract a stronger negative charge than others. . Electrostatic series: . Electrostatic series: In reality this is what we will be seeing: . 1. Rubber. 5. Silk. 2. Ebonite.
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Matter is neutral. It is composed of an equal member of positive and negative charges. Some materials tend to attract a stronger negative charge than others.
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So, elements at the top of the list tend to acquire negative charges when rubbed with materials lower down in the list.
Let’s take the following example: what would happen when you rub ebonite with wool and then approach the ebonite to paper?
A closer look: Let’s imagine that the attraction between the ebonite and the shredded paper is due to positive and negative charges.
At first, the ebonite is neutral
So it’s neutral at present.