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Contact forces

Forces that can only have an effect on objects they touch

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Action-at-a-distance

Can apply a force to an object without touching it

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Electric force

Push or pull between charged objects

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Laws of Static Charge

Like charges repel

Opposite charges attract

Neutral objects are attracted to charged objects

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Charging by conduction

Charging a neutral object by touching it with a charged object

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Charging by induction

Can charge a neutral object by holding a charged object nearby