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Explain the points of similarity between electrostatic and gravitational forces.

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1. Both these forces are central forces, i.e., they act along the line joining the centres of two interacting bodies.
2. Both the forces obey inverse square law of distance.
3. Both are conservative forces, i.e., work done by them does not depend upon the path followed.
4. Both the forces can operate even in vacuum.
answered Jun 6, 2014 by thanvigandhi_1
 

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