An electric dipole consists of charges +2e and −2e separated by 0.79 nm. It is in an electric field of strength 4.60 ✕ 106 N/C. Calculate the magnitude of the torque on the dipole when the dipole moment has the following orientations. (a) parallel to the field      _________N · m(b) perpendicular to the field     _________N · m(c) antiparallel to the field    __________N · m

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An electric dipole consists of charges +2e and −2e separated by 0.79 nm. It is in an electric field of strength 4.60 ✕ 106 N/C. Calculate the magnitude of the torque on the dipole when the dipole moment has the following orientations.

(a) parallel to the field
      _________N · m

(b) perpendicular to the field
     _________N · m

(c) antiparallel to the field
    __________N · m

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