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# Why will dust be attracted to a DVD wiped with a dry cloth

## Problem 5E Chapter 22

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Problem 5E

Why will dust be attracted to a DVD wiped with a dry cloth?

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Solution 5E Step 1 : In this question we need to explain the reason for the dust being attracted by the DVD when it is wiped with dry cloth Step 2 : There are electric charges present on the DVD and on cloth , so when we wipe the DVD these electric charges are exchanged As a result of transfer of charges the DVD gets charged Now this charges DVD produces electric field around The dust particles present near the DVD gets polarised by the electric field on the DVD And these polarized dust particles are attracted by the charged DVD

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##### ISBN: 9780321909107

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