You may want to reference (Pages 165 - 166) Section 5.1 while completing this problem.
Calculate the electrostatic force of repulsion for two protons separated by 76.0 pm. The charge of a proton is q = 1.6 x 10–19 C.
Use the following equation: Fel = ke(Q1Q2/d2), where ke = 8.99 x 109 N m2 / C2
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