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Problem: Object A has a charge of +2 µC, and object B has a charge of +6 µC. Which statement is true about the electric forces on the objects?(a) FAB = -3FBA(b) 3FAB = -FBA(c) FAB = 3FBA(d) 3FAB = FBA(e) FAB = -FBA(f) FAB = FBA

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From Coulomb's law, the force acting on a point charge is a result of the presence of a second charge.

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Object A has a charge of +2 µC, and object B has a charge of +6 µC. Which statement is true about the electric forces on the objects?

(a) FAB = -3FBA

(b) 3FAB = -FBA

(c) FAB = 3FBA

(d) 3FAB = FBA

(e) FAB = -FBA

(f) FAB = FBA

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