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Problem: A charge 3q is at the origin, and a charge -2q is on the positive x-axis at x = a. Where on the x-axis would you place a third charge with charge q so it would experience no net electric force?

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In this question, we are required to apply Coulomb's law to evaluate the forces between charges.

Coulomb's law:

F=kq1q2r2

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A charge 3q is at the origin, and a charge -2q is on the positive x-axis at = a. Where on the x-axis would you place a third charge with charge q so it would experience no net electric force?

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