The electric force from Coulomb's law:
, where k is Coulomb's constant and r is the distance between two charges q1 and q2.
The net electric force is expressed as:
, where Fx and Fy are the x and y components of electric force.
In this problem, let's consider the direction to the right to be positive x-axis and upwards to be positive y-axis.
The force F1 due to charge q1 on charge q2 is given by:
What is the force F on the 1.0 nC charge in (Figure 1)?
A) Determine the magnitude of the force F.
B) Determine the direction of the force F.
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