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Positive charge Q is distributed uniformly along the positive y-axis between y=0 and y=a. A negative point charge −q lies on the positive x-axis, a distance x from the originCalculate the x-component of the electric field produced by the charge distribution Q at points on the positive x-axis.Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, x, y, a and appropriate constants. Calculate the y-component of the electric field produced by the charge distribution Q at points on the positive x-axis.Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, x, y, a and appropriate constants. Calculate the x-component of the force that the charge distribution Q exerts on q.Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, q, x, y, a and appropriate constants. Calculate the y-component of the force that the charge distribution Q exerts on q.Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, q, x, y, a and appropriate constants.

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Positive charge Q is distributed uniformly along the positive y-axis between y=0 and y=a. A negative point charge −q lies on the positive x-axis, a distance x from the origin

Calculate the x-component of the electric field produced by the charge distribution Q at points on the positive x-axis.
Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, x, y, a and appropriate constants.
 
Calculate the y-component of the electric field produced by the charge distribution Q at points on the positive x-axis.
Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, x, y, a and appropriate constants.
 
Calculate the x-component of the force that the charge distribution Q exerts on q.
Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, q, x, y, a and appropriate constants.
 
Calculate the y-component of the force that the charge distribution Q exerts on q.
Express your answer in terms of the variables Q, q, x, y, a and appropriate constants.
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The charge Q is uniformly distributed along the axis y = 0 to y = a. The linear charge density of the charge distribution is

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