The electric force that a charge q placed in an electric field E is given by:

$\overline{){\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{q}}{\mathbf{E}}}$

From Newton's second law, the acceleration of a charge due to an electrostatic force:

$\overline{){\mathbf{a}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{m}}}$

**A)**

Charge of a proton = 1.6 × 10^{-19} C

From the electric field equation we're given:

E_{x} = 500 N/C

The electric field at a point in space is E? =( 500 i^+700 j^)N/C.

A)What is the x-component of the electric force on a proton at this point?

B)What is the y-component of the electric force on a proton at this point?

C)What is the x-component of the electric force on an electron at this point?

D)What is the y-component of the electric force on an electron at this point?

E)What is the magnitude of the proton's acceleration?

F)What is the magnitude of the electron's acceleration?

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