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The distance between two charged objects is doubled. What happens to the electrostatic force between the two?

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    \[F=k\frac{q_{1}q_{2}}{r^2}\] So if double the distance, \[F=k\frac{q_{1}q_{2}}{2^2}\] \[F=k\frac{q_{1}q_{2}}{4}\] Force is 4 times as low

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    The electrostatic force would decrease by (1/(2^2)) or 1/4 of the original force.

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