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Problem: What is the magnitude of the force F on the 1.0 nC charge in the figure?

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The magnitude of force:

F=kq1q2r2

Take:

q1 = 1.0 × 10-9 C, q2 = 2.0 × 10-9C, and q3 = 2.0 × 10-9C, k = 9.0 × 10kg⋅m3⋅s4⋅A2

Force of q2 on q1 :

F12 = (9.0 × 109)(1.0 × 10-9)(1.0 × 10-9)/(2.0 × 10-2)2 = 1.8 × 10-4 N

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What is the magnitude of the force F on the 1.0 nC charge in the figure?

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