# Problem: Two tiny beads are 25 cm apart with no other charges or fields present. Bead A carries 10 μC of charge and bead B carries 1 μC. Which one of the following statements is true about the magnitudes of the electric forces on these beads? A) The force on A is 10 times the force on B. B) The force on B is 10 times the force on A. C) The force on A is exactly equal to the force on B. D) The force on A is 100 times the force on B. E) The force on B is 100 times the force on A.

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We'll use newton's third law to solve this problem:

Action and Reaction are equal but directed opposite to each other.

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Two tiny beads are 25 cm apart with no other charges or fields present. Bead A carries 10 μC of charge and bead B carries 1 μC. Which one of the following statements is true about the magnitudes of the electric forces on these beads?

A) The force on A is 10 times the force on B.

B) The force on B is 10 times the force on A.

C) The force on A is exactly equal to the force on B.

D) The force on A is 100 times the force on B.

E) The force on B is 100 times the force on A.