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7. Three charged particles lie on a straight line and are sepa-
rated by a distance d as shown in Fig. 12. Charges q, and q2
are held fixed. Charge q3, which is free to move, is found to
be in equilibrium under the action of the electric forces.
Find q, in terms of q2.
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92
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Figure 12 Problem 7.
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7. Three charged particles lie on a straight line and are sepa- rated by a distance d as shown in Fig. 12. Charges q, and q2 are held fixed. Charge q3, which is free to move, is found to be in equilibrium under the action of the electric forces. Find q, in terms of q2. 9з 92 91 Figure 12 Problem 7.

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The charge q3 is in equilibrium, the net force acting on it due to q1 and q2 is zero.

The force acting on q3 due to q1 is

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The force acting on q3 due to ...

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