Asked Jan 20, 2020

Consider two charges, where one (+2.70 nC) is at the origin and the other (-7.29 nC) is at the position x = 2.49 cm.

Find the x-coordinate where a proton would experience zero net force.


Expert Answer

Step 1

The values for two charges are given as

Q1=2.70 nC at x=0

Q2= -7.29 nC at x=d =2.49 cm

Step 2

Coulombs law:

Physics homework question answer, step 2, image 1
Step 3

Fnet on proton = 0

Physics homework question answer, step 3, image 1

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