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Problem: Two charges q = + 1 μc and Q = +10 μC are placed near each other as shown in the figure. 1) Which of the following diagrams best depicts the forces acting on the charges: ○ A○ B○ C 2) Briefly explain your answer to the previous question.

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Coulomb's law:

F=kq1q2r2, where k is Coulomb's constant and r is the distance between the charges q1 and q2.

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Two charges q = + 1 μc and Q = +10 μC are placed near each other as shown in the figure. 

1) Which of the following diagrams best depicts the forces acting on the charges: 

○ A
○ B
○ C

 2) Briefly explain your answer to the previous question.

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