Problem: Suppose a point charge produces a potential of -1.7 V at a distance of 1.8 mm.What is the charge, in coulombs, of the point charge?

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Electric potential;

V=kqr

k = 9.0 × 109 N•.m2/C2 

q = Vr/k = (- 1.7 × 1.8 × 10-3)/(9.0 × 109)

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Suppose a point charge produces a potential of -1.7 V at a distance of 1.8 mm.

What is the charge, in coulombs, of the point charge?

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