Why would an object get a positive charge if it loses electrons

Forces in matter What are forces
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Asked Jan 25, 2010

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Because an object is neutral when there is an equal number of positive and negative electrons (1 plus -1 = 0), so when you take away the electrons, you have a positive charge (1 = 1).
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Answered Jan 25, 2010

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