From Coulomb's law:
The angle between 5.0 nC and 10nC is obtained by:
θ = tan-1(4.0/3.0) = 53.1°
Force on 5nC due to 10nC:
What is the magnitude of the force F on the 5.0 nC charge in the figure?
What is the direction of the force F on the 5.0 nC charge in the figure?
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