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    problem in electrostatics - Homework

    two identical conductors of Cu and Al are placed in an electric field. what will be the ratio of charge induced in them? will it be same, lesser than 1 or greater???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Stark View Post
    two identical conductors of Cu and Al are placed in an electric field. what will be the ratio of charge induced in them? will it be same, lesser than 1 or greater???

    Home work?

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    no someone asked me this. it could be his homework but i couldn't care less.
    i posted this just out of curiosity because i contemplated a bit but really couldn't convince myself with any explanation.

    Now, at steady state shouldn't the ratio be equal to one?

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