An inflated balloon was pressed against a wall after it has been rubbed with a piece of synthetic cloth. It was found that the balloon sticks to the wall. What force might be responsible for the attraction between the balloon and the wall?

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An electrostatic force is responsible for the attraction between the ball and the wall. When we rub the balloon with a synthetic cloth, it gets charged and when the balloon is taken near the wall, it will get attracted to the uncharged wall because of the electrostatic force.

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