Three point charges lie along a straight line as shown in the figure below, where  q1  = 6.3   µC ,  q 2 =  1.47   µC , and  q 3 =  -2.1   µC.  The separation distances are d1 = 3.00 cm and d2 = 2.00 cm. Calculate the magnitude of the net electric force on charge q2 .

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Three point charges lie along a straight line as shown in the figure below, where  q1  = 6.3   µC ,  q 2 =  1.47   µC , and  q 3 =  -2.1   µC.  The separation distances are d1 = 3.00 cm and d2 = 2.00 cm. Calculate the magnitude of the net electric force on charge q2 .

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