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Problem: Two equally charged spheres of mass 1.0 g are placed 2.0 cm apart. When released, they begin to accelerate at 779 m/s2. What is the magnitude of the charge on each sphere? A) 160 nC B) 130 nC C) 190 nC D) 100 nC

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Two equally charged spheres of mass 1.0 g are placed 2.0 cm apart. When released, they begin to accelerate at 779 m/s2. What is the magnitude of the charge on each sphere?

A) 160 nC

B) 130 nC

C) 190 nC

D) 100 nC

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