Three charges are placed at the following (x, y) coordinates: charge + 6.0x10 -6 C at (0, 0.5 m), charge + 2.0x10 -6 C at (0.7, 0 m), and charge - 4.0 x 10 -6 C at (0.7 m, 0.5 m). Calculate the electrical force on a point particle with charge -1.6 x 10-6 C at the origin (0,0).
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