Physics 4 Electrostatic Charges

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If inflammable substances or those with high concentrations are present, there could be an explosion. This is because a spark from static electricity could have ignited them.

Sparks from static electricity can ignite inflammable gasses or substances with high concentrations of oxygen.

Sparks from static electricity can ignite gasses that are inflammable and substances highly  concentrated with oxygen, causing an explosion.

Like charges repel, Unlike charges attract. An electrostatic current is formed by the movement of electrons. If an atom has a positive charge, it is


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