PHYS208 Fundamentals of Physics II

Hint for Ch. 25, 77E

a) So what exactly does the conducting wire do when it joins the other two conductors -- think electrostatics!

b) Use the result for the potential on a spherical conductor, V = kq/R.

c) Use the results of part b) for each sphere.


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