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Problem: A -12 nC charge is located at (x,y) = (1.0cm, 0cm). What are the electric fields at the positions (x,y) = (5.0cm, 0cm), (-5.0cm, 0cm), and (0 cm, 5.0cm)? Write each electric field vector in component form.

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The electric field at a point is given by:

$\overline{){\mathbf{E}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{k}\mathbf{q}}{{\mathbf{r}}^{\mathbf{2}}}\stackrel{\mathbf{^}}{\mathbf{r}}}$

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A -12 nC charge is located at (x,y) = (1.0cm, 0cm). What are the electric fields at the positions (x,y) = (5.0cm, 0cm), (-5.0cm, 0cm), and (0 cm, 5.0cm)? Write each electric field vector in component form.