Three balls, with charges of +q,-2q, and +3q, are placed at the corners of a square measuring L on each side, as shown in the figure. The value of q is 2.10 x 10-6 C, and L = 80.0 cm. Assume this set of three balls is not interacting with anything else in the universe, and assume that gravitational interactions are negligible. -2q +3q (a) What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force on the ball of charge -2q? (b) What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force on the ball of charge +3q?

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Three balls, with charges of +q,-2q, and +3q, are placed at the corners of a square measuring L on each side, as shown in the figure. The value of q is 2.10 x 10-6 C, and L = 80.0 cm. Assume this
set of three balls is not interacting with anything else in the universe, and assume that gravitational interactions are negligible.
-2q
+3q
(a) What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force on the ball of charge -2q?
(b) What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force on the ball of charge +3q?
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Three balls, with charges of +q,-2q, and +3q, are placed at the corners of a square measuring L on each side, as shown in the figure. The value of q is 2.10 x 10-6 C, and L = 80.0 cm. Assume this set of three balls is not interacting with anything else in the universe, and assume that gravitational interactions are negligible. -2q +3q (a) What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force on the ball of charge -2q? (b) What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force on the ball of charge +3q?

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