Q. 64.1( 11 Votes )
If a body is char
On charging a body by rubbing it, there are two possibilities to happen: Either the body acquires a positive charge or a negative charge.
As q=ne (where q is the amount of charge acquired on a body, n is the number of electrons transferred from or on the body and e is the charge on one electron.)
In case the body acquires a positive charge, there is loss of electrons from that body, therefore, its mass decreases.
In case the body acquires a negative charge, there is gain of electrons from that body, therefore, its mass increases.
So, on charging a body, its mass may increase or may decrease slightly.
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