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Explain the points of similarity between electrostatic and gravitational forces.

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1. While the gravitational forces are always attractive in nature, the electrostatic forces may be attractive or repulsive.
2. While the gravitational constant of proportionality does not depend upon the medium, the electrical constant of proportionality definitely depends upon the medium.
3. Electrostatic forces are extremely large as compared to gravitational forces.
answered Jun 7, 2014 by thanvigandhi_1
 

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