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Moneeka96
 one year ago
Pleaseeee help me..
What is the electric force between a +2 µC point charge and a –2 µC point charge if they are separated by a distance of 5.0 cm? (µC = 1.0 × 10–6 C)
Moneeka96
 one year ago
Pleaseeee help me.. What is the electric force between a +2 µC point charge and a –2 µC point charge if they are separated by a distance of 5.0 cm? (µC = 1.0 × 10–6 C)

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electrokid
 one year ago
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electrokid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Coulomb's Law: \[F=K{q_1q_2\over d^2}\] \[K = const.\\ q_1 = 2\times10^{6}C\\ q_2= 2\times10^{6}C\\ d=5{\rm cm}\times {1{\rm m}\over 100{\rm cm}}=0.05{\rm m} \]

electrokid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3the important thing is to have all the units in SI system

Moneeka96
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So i had to put cm into m like i believe you did above?

Moneeka96
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now from here where do I go?

Moneeka96
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wouldnt q2 be negative?

electrokid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3we plug em in the equation for the force. \[ F=8.99\times10^{9}\times \frac{2\times10^{6}\times2\times10^{6}}{(0.05)^2} \]

electrokid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3the negative sign can be neglected since we are only looking for the magnitude (i.e., the amount) of force. since the two charges are oppositely charged, the above force will be a force of attraction. this is the information we get from the charges

Moneeka96
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay cool so then Id just plug the above into my calculator and thats the answer. right?
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