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starfish33
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A physicist found that a force of 0.72N was measured between two charged sphere. The distance between the sphere was 0.90 m. Calculate the force between the two sphere when the distance was decreased to 0.50 m.
How do you do this???
 3 years ago
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starfish33 Group Title
A physicist found that a force of 0.72N was measured between two charged sphere. The distance between the sphere was 0.90 m. Calculate the force between the two sphere when the distance was decreased to 0.50 m. How do you do this???
 3 years ago
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abhishekfly Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
use coulomb's inverse square law : where force varies iinversly as the square of distance
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0Engineer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to clarify the above answer the force is calculated by dividing by distance squared. what this does is essentially as the distance doubles, the forces is reduced by a factor of 4 or can be divided by 4. Force at 0.5m=2.3328N
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