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(a) Find the magnitude and direction of the electric field at the position of the 2.00 μC charge in Figure P15.13. (b) How would the electric field at that point be affected if the charge there were doubled? Would the magnitude of the electric force be affected?

7.00 μC
0.500 m
60.0° 60.0°,
2.00 μC
-4.00 μC
Figure P15.13
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7.00 μC 0.500 m 60.0° 60.0°, 2.00 μC -4.00 μC Figure P15.13

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(a) Along x direction, the net electric field is,

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Along y direction, the net electric field is,

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Magnitude of total ele...

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